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'hole in the wall' turns 50

ATM 50 years of churning out the cash

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'hole in the wall' turns 50

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It is ubiquitous and concerns money the cash point or ATM is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

The first to insert the drastic plastic was British comic actor Reg Varney in Enfield, London on June 27, 1967.


The hole in the wall was invented by John Adrian Shepherd-Barron and as with most good ideas it came while he was in the bath. inspired by a chocolate bar dispenser.


Next question, will they still be around in another 50 years? And how much are you prepared to bet?