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The Eagle: April Fools Issues

Between 1964 and 2015, The Eagle featured an April Fools' issue in each year with the following exceptions: 1970, 1982-1984, 1987, 1989-1992, and 2010. Except where noted, the issue title was The Eagle.

Date - Issue Name

  • April 1, 1964 - The Bald Eagle
  • April 1, 1965 - The Bagle
  • April 1, 1966 - The Bagle
  • April 4, 1967 - The Ego
  • April 2, 1968 - The Bagle
  • Between 3/28/69 and 4/15/69 - The Eagoy
  • April 9, 1971 - April Fools'
  • April 14, 1972
  • April 1, 1973 - (upside down - back of regular edition)
  • April 1, 1974 - The Eagle's Big Brother (issue date 1984)
  • April 4, 1975
  • April 1, 1976
  • April 1, 1977
  • April 1, 1978
  • April 1, 1979
  • April 1, 1980 - The Beagle
  • April 1, 1981 - The Spread Eagle
  • March 29, 1985 - AU Today (pages 13 - 16)
  • April 1, 1986 - Dated March 32, 1986
  • April 1, 1988 - The Eagel
  • April 1, 1993 - The Ego
  • April 4, 1994 - The Egg (page 10)
  • April 3, 1995 - The Illeagle
  • April 1, 1996 - (dated April 3, 1996: pages 11 - 14)
  • April 1, 1997 - The Egret
  • April 1, 1998 - elgae ehT (pages 1 -2)
  • April 1, 1999 - American Weekly
  • April 1, 2000 - AU Today
  • April 2, 2001 - The Washington Eagle
  • April 1, 2002 - The Eagle Street Journal (pages 13 - 14)
  • April 3, 2003 - Lenbadner.com
  • April 1, 2004 - The American Eagle
  • March 31, 2005 - The Washington Toast
  • April 1, 2006 - The Beagle
  • April 2, 2007 - The Peregrine Falcon
  • March 31, 2008 - The Dodo
  • April 2, 2009 - The Albatross (upside down)
  • April 1, 2011 - Friday
  • April 3, 2012 - The Mocking Jay
  • April 4, 2013 - The Seagull (split issue - April Fools in back)
  • March 31, 2014 - The Beagle
  • April 1, 2015 - The Beagle