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Instant Color TV In 1962, there was only one television channel in Sweden. A member from the station appeared on the nightly news explaining that people could turn their black and white television into a color television by covering it with a nylon stocking. Actual color television didn't exist in Sweden until 1970. Click here to read more about this hoax