In 1986, a mass balloon release in Cleveland went horribly awry.

1.5 million helium-filled floaters were let loose into the sky and proceeded to shut down a runway at a local airport, interrupt Coast Guard attempts to rescue a pair of fisherman, spook some prize-winning horses, and generally make a lot of garbage.

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