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Harold Camping speaks during a taping of his show Open Forum in Oakland, Calif., on May 23, 2011.
December 17, 2013 In 2011 the radio preacher famously said — twice — that the world was about to end. Thousands of people professed their belief in his warnings. After they didn't prove true, he conceded that his predictions were "incorrect and sinful."
It was all a joke, the man behind Eternal Earth-Bound Pets now says.
March 22, 2012 Bart Centre now says his Eternal Earth-Bound Pets venture was a spoof and that he never took anyone's money. His admission came after insurance regulators started to ask questions about what he was up to.
October 15, 2011 He got national attention for predicting the world would end last May. Then Harold Camping recalculated. And now he's making it sound like it will happen on Oct. 21 with a whimper, not a bang.
Harold Camping speaks during a taping of his show Open Forum in Oakland, Calif., on Monday (May 23, 2011).
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May 24, 2011 His calculations were off, religious broadcaster Harold Camping said on his radio network Monday. But he maintains that Saturday marked the "spiritual" beginning of The Rapture. And he says the world will end on Oct. 21.
May 23, 2011 He's "flabbergasted" that The Rapture hasn't begun, Camping tells The San Francisco Chronicle. Watch for him to have more to say later today.
Despite the warnings, in Manila today life seemed to go on.
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May 21, 2011 It looks like The Rapture that evangelical radio broadcaster Harold Camping said would begin at 2 a.m. ET today and that lots of folks are talking about hasn't gotten going.
May 13: A believer walks through the streets of Manhattan.
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May 20, 2011 The evangelical radio broadcaster who says Judgment Day is nearly here has things getting started when it's 6 p.m. Saturday at the international dateline in the Pacific. That's late tonight on the West Coast of the U.S.
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