$100: Prize money Kenneth Daigneau won for naming Spam in 1936

7 billion: Number of cans that have been sold since 1937

100 million: Number of cans sold each year in the U.S.

1970: Year Spam was spoofed in a “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” skit


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