Close The ATM hits the BIG 5-0! Today marks the 50th birthday of the automated teller machine. John-Thomas Kobos, KIII 8:30 AM. CDT September 21, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST CORPUS CHRISTI (KIIINEWS) - There are roughly 3.5 million ATMs around the world according to the ATM Industry Assoc. Kristin and John-Thomas discussed how they have directly influenced everyday consumers. © 2017 KIII-TV CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Woman sentenced for posing as nurse Man killed in head-on collision One arrested in Alice drug raid Robstown residents embrace mascot Employee fired after phone found hidden Man killed in fall from grain storage tank Shooting survivors want more than prayers for Las Vegas Blitz Week 5 - Segment 1 Opening statements heard in murder trial Bill's Forecast More Stories Holidays in the era of Trump: How to avoid politics… Nov 21, 2017, 3:27 a.m. LaVar Ball to President Trump on CNN: 'If you help,… Nov 21, 2017, 3:19 a.m. FBI: suspected assault on Border Patrol agents led… Nov 21, 2017, 2:45 a.m.