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Fun Facts About Pittsburgh

FUN FACTS ABOUT PITTSBURGH 446 BRIDGES COINED THE NICKNAME “CITY OF BRIDGES" KDKA () HOME OF THE WORLD'S FIRST COMMERCIAL RADIO STATION. KDKA WAS OPENED IN 1920. NICKELODEON THE FIRST MOVIE THEATER IN THE WORLD. Now Playing THE NICHELODEON WAS OPENED IN PITTSBURGH IN 1905. (P) WOED THE HOME OF PUBLIC TV. IN 1954, WQED BECAME THE FIRST COMMUNITY-SPONSORED EDUCATIONAL TU STATION IN AMERICA. FAMOUS FOODS MENU OF PITTSBURGH. KLONDIKE BAR MCDONALD'S BIG MAC HEINZ KETCHUP PRIMANTI'S SANDWICH Plenty of foods that we all know and love started out right here in Pittsburgh. The Klondike Bar, Heinz Ketchup, and even the Big Mac (which was “invented" near Pittsburgh in 1967). But if you want a real Pittsburgh classic, Primanti Brothers in the Strip District is the home of some of RESTAURANT the biggest sandwiches you'll ever find, with coleslaw and fries right on top. "Hey, yinz going dahntahn today?" "Yep! We are going to watch the Stillers play!" PITTSBURGHERS SPEAK PITTSBÚRGHESE. THE STEELERS BECOME THE "STILLERS," WASH BECOMES "WARSH," DOWNTOWN BECOMES "DAHNTAHN," AND YOU'LL HEAR "YINZ" SUBSTITUTED FOR "YOU GUYS." HOME OF THE EMOTICON. IT WAS CREATED IN 1980 BY CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY COMPUTER SCIENTIST SCOTT FAHLMAN. :-) :-) :-) :-) Look at what I made up, it's a smiley face! Look at what I made up, it's a smiley face! Look at what I made up, it's a smiley face! FAMOUS FILMS SHOT IN PITTSBURGH. LORENZO'S THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS LOVE S HOFFA UNSTOPPABLE OIL OTHER DRUGS * STARS * * STARS * Jodie Foster Anthony Hopkins * STARS * Nick Nolte Susan Sarandon * STARS * Jack Nicholson Danny DeVito * STARS * FUN FACT: Denzel Washington Jake Gyllenhaal Chris Pine The crews of "Unstoppable" and "I Am Number Four" stayed at the DoubleTree Downtown while filming! Anne Hathaway INSPECTOR GADGET BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RISES THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER JACK REACHER I AM т * STARS * Matthew Broderick Rupert Everett * STARS * Logan Lerman Emma Watson * STARS * Christian Bale Tom Hardy * STARS * Tom Cruise Rosamund Pike * STARS * Alex Pettyfer Timothy Olyphant FAMOUS PEOPLE FROM PITTSBURGH. ANDY WARHOL CHRISTINA AGUILERA JOE mолАТОА JOHNNY UNITAS ARNOLD PALMER MIKE DITKA ТОПУ DORSETT ΕΕΠΕ HELLY JOE NAMATH MICHAEL HEATON & Artist "O Singer Football Player Golfer Actor f /doubletree.pittsburgh DOUBLETREE /DoubletreePitt BY HILTON" Sources:,, tials/history/people/,,

Fun Facts About Pittsburgh

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While not everyone around the country may realize it, Pittsburgh is the home of many nationally embraced inventions and celebrities. With a long history for innovation and a surprisingly scenic enviro...


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