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Here’s why ‘555’ is always used for phone numbers in TV and movies





When TV shows and movies need to use a phone number as part of the story, they typically use one that starts with “555.” We 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. Following is a transcript of the video.

Pick up your phone and call the professionals, Ghostbusters.

Narrator: Did you ever wonder why phone numbers in TV shows and movies always start with the numbers 555?

555-1125.

It’s 555-3455.

555-2401. read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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