October 23, 1987

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1987 France performed a nuclear test at Muruora Island in the South Pacific and the US performed one at the Nevada Test Site. While the US bomb explosion was of course bigger and packed with action and extra special effects, the French explosion had less exposition and better scenery.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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