'hole in the wall' turns 50

'hole in the wall' turns 50
By Euronews with AGENCIES
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ATM 50 years of churning out the cash


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.

ATM celebrates 50 years in operation,The world’s first ATM was unveiled by Barclays at its Enfield branch in north London on 27 June 1967 pic.twitter.com/zeuDJiJdvr

— यतो धर्मस्ततो जयः (@saivenkat1106) June 27, 2017

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.

Rs 50 Post Office savings account to have ATM services free – https://t.co/NzuIggHZXVpic.twitter.com/yIcLwBIpAc

— Kashmir Reader (@Kashmir_Reader) June 8, 2017

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

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