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The Evening Post: Why Movie And TV Show Phone Numbers All Use 555


If you watch a movie or TV show, and if you see a phone number, do you wonder why they always use the number 555?  Tech Insider spoke with an official historian at AT&T to find out why these 3 numbers in particular were chosen. It turns out that the answer has a lot to do with the way telephone numbers evolved over time.  Enjoy some history below!

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