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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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