What was the famous joke Ronald Reagan said as a microphone test in 1984?

Russia has just been outlawed
We have sold Alaska to USSR
Aliens have taken over the White House
United States annexed the Moon
Reagan dis­played a lot of humor. As a mi­cro­phone test prior to his weekly radio address in August 1984, he said "My fellow Amer­i­can­s, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed leg­is­la­tion that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five min­utes."

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Russia has just been outlawed
We have sold Alaska to USSR
Aliens have taken over the White House
United States annexed the Moon
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We have sold Alaska to USSR
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Aliens have taken over the White House
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United States annexed the Moon
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