Friday, November 23, 2012

The Strangest Moments of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Things would soon take a turn for the worse...
  • Things would soon take a turn for the worse...

The Year All The Balloons Popped

In 1928, four years after the parade's inception, organizers thought it would be fun to release all of the balloons into the sky at the end. Unfortunately, they all popped almost immediately, including Felix. In following years, balloons included safety valves to allow them to float around for a few days afterwards, which is still pretty weird if you think about it.

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