Cheap Tacky ShowBlog – Happy Birthday Mickey D’s
Today in 1955, the first McDonalds opened in Des Plaines, Ill.
Did you know?
Some amazing facts about McDonalds on its 59th anniversary.
- McDonalds daily traffic is greater than the population of Great Britain (62 million)
- Mc D’s sells 75 burgers a second. A SECOND!
- Mc D’s revenue makes it the 90th largest economy in the world ($24 billion)
- Mc D’s hires 1 million workers in the US every year
- One out of every 8 American workers, at one time, worked for McDonalds
- Famous former McD workers: Sharon Stone, Shania Twain, Jay Leno, Rachel McAdams, and Pink.
- McD’s is the world’s largest distributor of toys (take that Santa!) with one included in 20% of sales.
- The iconic golden arches are recognized by more people than the cross
- 5 1/2 million cattle give their lives to the golden arches every year.
- McDonald’s has delivery service in 18-countries
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