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Sixty-three years ago, the Roswell Daily Record reported that a local couple had recently spotted a "large glowing object" darting through the sky over the New Mexico town — and that an Army intelligence office confirmed at noon July 8 that the Roswell Army Air Field "has come into possession of a flying saucer" after a local rancher reported finding a disk on his property.
But the following day, the Army narrative shifted dramatically. Officials at the Roswell base announced that they'd just cleaned up after a crashed weather balloon.
And thus was born one of our age's most hotly debated conspiracy theories.Read More »from Roswell incident celebrates 63rd birthday