By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — We want to wish a happy birthday to Pittsburgh icon “Mr. Yuk.”READ MORE: 'We Feel There Is Enough Evidence:' Family Of Codi Joyce Calling For Grand Jury In Their Son's Death
The sticker turns 50 years old this week.READ MORE: Duquesne University Extends President Dr. Ken Gormley's Contract
Back in 1971, Doctor Richard Moriarty created the green sticker for people to place on their dangerous household products.
And if it scared you as a kid, that was the point. Moriarty showed the sticker to kids, one of whom said, “That looks yucky.”MORE NEWS: Seaplane Lands On Allegheny River Outside Of Heinz Field
The doctor also founded the Pittsburgh Poison Center Network in 1973.