The first ever ATM was fitted outside Barclays Bank's branch in Enfield, north London on June 27, 1967. Here are some more ATM facts from The Encyclopedia of Trivia
A Scot, John Shepherd-Barron, invented the ATM. Managing director of a security printing firm, De La Rue Instruments, Shepherd-Barron was lying in the bath when the idea of a cash dispenser occurred to him.
In 1967, a bankers' conference was held in Miami with 2,000 members in attendance. Shepherd-Barron was invited to talk at the conference. As a result, six ATMs were installed at the First Pennsylvania Bank in Philadelphia, the first ever cash machines in America.
The ATMs in the Vatican City are the only ones in the world to offer Latin as a language display option.
Antarctica's McMurdo Station, which is where the scientists conduct their research, is the site of a Wells Fargo ATM, one of two such machines operated on the continent. Only one of the ATMs works at a time. The reason for this is so if the working one breaks down, the other can be cannibalized for parts. A repairman also stops by every two years to perform routine maintenance.
Some Japanese cash machines heat bank notes to 200c for a split second to sanitize them before dispensing them.
The sound of cash being dispensed at an ATM is fake - it is produced by a speaker to give you the satisfaction of knowing your money is coming.