In a song title, rap group Public Enemy complained that this emergency number "is a joke"

Trivia about 911

  • First used in the U.S. in 1968, it's the 3-digit number to dial when you need help in an emergency
  • Dial this 3-digit prime number in L.A. only for emergencies
  • Dial this 3-digit number on the phone to get emergency help
  • In Sweden, if you hear funny noises in your home or in your chest, dial 112 instead of this U.S. equivalent
  • As of July 1, 1968 you could dial this 3-digit number in New York City & get the police
  • To get somewhere quickly in an emergency, you might call upon this most popular model of Porsche
  • This iconic car from Porsche first hit the open road in 1964