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Dec 19th: Johnny Carson Starts a Month Long, Nation-Wide Toilet Paper Shortage Crisis

This Day In History: December 19, 1973 Much like Orson Welles before him, Johnny Carson once accidentally used his public platform to incite a public panic.  On this day in history, 1973, Carson started a near month long toilet paper shortage in the United States.   In his show, he stated, “You know what’s disappearing from the supermarket shelves?  Toilet paper… […]

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Johnny Carson Once Caused a Month Long Toilet Paper Shortage

toilet paper shortage caused by Johnny Carson

##EMBED## Click Here to Read More Toilet Paper Facts Text Version Johnny Carson once caused a near month long toilet paper shortage in the U.S. in December of 1973.  In his show, he said, “You know what’s disappearing from the supermarket shelves?  Toilet paper… There’s an acute shortage of toilet paper in the United States.”  Americans promptly went out and […]

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