What IS "19"?


Page Last Updated: July 19/2007

*(so far we have a total of 148 entries!)


*My personal favorite --- "Dark Tower Compendium" (19 letters!!)



PEOPLE (31)

Stephen Edwin King (16 letters + 3 words)

Gabrielle Deschain (17 letters + 2 words)

John Jake Chambers (16 letters + 3 words)

Roland, Cuthbert, Alain (19 letters in all)

"Whore of the Winds" - Roland’s name for the Oracle (15 letters + 4 words)

Odetta, Detta, Susannah (19 letters in all)

"The Lady of Shadows" (19 letters)

Edward Cantor Dean (16 letters + 3 words)

Detta Susannah Walker (19 letters)

Claudia y Inez Bachman - author of Charlie the Choo-Choo (19 letters in her name)

Andrew "Tick-Tock" Quick (19 letters)

Big Coffin Hunters: (16 letters + 3 words)

"Little Coffin Hunters" - a name for Roland, Cuthbert, and Alain in Mejis (19 letters)

Pettie the Trotter - one of the whores at the Traveler’s Rest (16 letters + 3 words)

Sheemie son of Stanley (19 letters)

Ted Stevens Brautigan (19 letters) -- this one was submitted to the DTC by Stephen King himself.

Donald Frank Callahan (19 letters)

Wayne Dale Overholser (19 letters)

Richard Patrick Sayre (19 letters)

Calvin Toren Tower (16 letters + 3 words)

Andy the Messenger (16 letters + 3 words)

Margaret Eisenhart (17 letters + 2 names)

Benjamin Slightman Jr. - authored "The Hogan" in Calvin Tower’s Level of the Tower (19 letters)

Benjamin Slightman Sr. - betrayed the Calla to the Wolves and Thunderclap (19 letters)

Benjamin Slightman Sr. - may have authored The Hogan (19 letters)

Low Men In Yellow Coats (19 letters)

"The Lord of the Spiders" - what Stephen King calls the Crimson King (19 letters)

Walter Padick O'Dim - Walter’s full name, according to the info Mordred has (16 letters + 3 words)

Moses Isaac Carver (16 letters + 3 words)

Moses, Marian, Nancy - The Tet Corporation’s officers (16 letters + 3 words)

Lord High Executioner - something the Crimson King may become (19 letters)



PLACES (19)

The Mohaine Desert (16 letters + 3 words)

The Land of Nineteen - Number associated with the afterlife (2003 revised edition)

"Avenue of the Americas" - street Jack Mort's office building is on (19 letters)

"Christopher Street" - the Subway where Susannah got her legs cut off (17 letters + 2 words)

"The Blood Everlasting" - Church in River Crossing (19 letters)

Lot the rose is on - Lot #298 (2 + 9 + 8 = 19) and Block #19 - The Vacant Lot

Calla Bryn Sturgis (16 letters, 3 words)

Room 577 was where Father Callahan and Rowan ended up (5 + 7 + 7 = 19)

982 Michigan Avenue - address of the Tishman Building, where Sombra has its Detroit offices (9 + 8 + 2 = 19)

Father Callahan ended up in the Turtle Bay Washateria with the Hitler Brothers (19 letters)

2 Hammarskjöld Plaza - address of The Tet Corporation ("2" + 17 letters = 19)

The Castle on the Abyss - one of Mia’s favorite location (19 letters)

Room 1919 is where Susannah-Mio stays in the New York Plaza-Park Hyatt hotel

Floor Jake and Father Callahan find Susannah-Mio’s room on in the New York Plaza-Park Hyatt hotel

"Experimental Station" - what Dogans are (19 letters)

19 Turtleback Lane is the address of Cara Laughs, a house Stephen King and his family will eventually own

Le Casse Roi Russe - what Roland calls the Crimson King’s castle (15 letters + 4 words)

Central Maine General - the hospital Stephen King goes to (19 letters)

Federal Outpost 19 - Bill the Robot takes Susannah, Roland, Oy, and Patrick there



ORGANIZATIONS (3)

Sombra Real Estate (16 letters + 3 words)

Mills Construction (17 letters + 2 words)

Tower of Power Records (19 letters)



THINGS (42)

The sneetch serial no. is 465-11-AA HPJKR. The HPJKR stands for "Harry Potter, JK Rowling" and the serial number adds up to 19 (4 + 6 + 5 + 1 + 1 + A (1) + A (1) ).

"Maturin the Turtle" (16 letters, 3 words)

"Eye of the Crimson King" (19 letters)

19 people in Sheb's Bar (not counting Roland)

Allie draws a "19" in a puddle on the bar

Walter told Nort in Tull that "19" was the password to the secrets of the next world

"19" is the word that Walter tells Allie to tell Nort so he will tell her about being dead

Roland spends 19 days on the beach of the Western Sea

"Code 19" - when Roland is in Jack Mort's mind that is the warning issued by the police

"Winchester .45" - the type of bullets Roland gets in New York (add up numbers and letters = 19)

Charlie the Choo-Choo "copyright 1936" (add up numbers 1 + 9 + 3 + 6 = 19)

12 Guardians + 6 Beams + 1 Dark Tower = 19

A prime number on Blaine’s backward-prime pump

The number of working oil derriks in Citgo outside of Hambry

DNF-44821-V-63 - Andy’s Serial Number (4 + 4 + 8 + 2 + 1 = 19)

"Directive 19" - Andy's order to restrict info on the Wolves

"19" - a shape Roland sees in the branches

The blue in the sky between the clouds forms "19"

Eddie sees "19" in the campfire

Rolling Stones song playing at Tower of Power - "19th Nervous Breakdown"

The Rose has 19 petals

Locker 883 in the World Trade Center’s second basement (8 + 8 + 3 = 19)

Modern Nineteen stories, something from the Manhattan Restaurant of the Mind

Andy’s password is Nineteen Ninety-Nine (1999)

Percentage of shutdown Andy’s at when he gives the second shouting round.

61 Wolves (19 upside down)

19 - Number of Wolves in the final cluster

19 - The highest level of The Dark Tower

1999 is the password Mia sets on the safe in the hotel room

The diesel pump at the East Stoneham General Store stops cranking at 0019

"Cal, Calla, Callahan". Eddie thinks this while palavering with Aaron Deepneau (16 letters + 3 words)

"Marjorie Morningstar" - a book Calvin Tower finds (19 letters)

"The Magnificent Seven" - a Western movie (19 letters)

The Turtle Maturin - what the scrimshaw turtle represents (16 letters + 3 words)

595 functional doors underneath Castle Discordia (5 + 9 + 5 = 19)

2-5-4-1-3-1-2-1 - Password sequence to the Control Chamber in the Fedic Dogan (adds to 19)

Bryan Smith listens to "Hey Nineteen" by Steely Dan on the radio

Bryan Smith listens to "Gangsta Dream 19" by Owt-Ray-Juss on the radio

The watch Roland receives cost $19,000 dollars

19 - Number of steps at the base of The Dark Tower in Patrick Danville’s picture

Nineteen steps between the landings of The Dark Tower

"Ultimate Prime Number" - something the Crimson King might ponder (19 letters)



DATES/TIMES (15)

Year that Roland would draw Susannah: 1963 (1 + 9 + 6 + 3 = 19)

Susannah's legs were cut off on the 19th day of August, 1959

Gran-pere Jaffords’s age when he witnessed the death of a Wolf

May 19, 1981, the date Rowan died and Father Callahan ended up in the same hospital room (1 + 9 + 8 + 1 = 19)

December 19th, 1983 - day Father Callahan died on Earth for the first time

Father Callahan and his friends entered the offices of Richard Sayre at 4:19 pm

March 19, 1846 the date of Stefan Toren’s will (1 + 8 +4 + 6 = 19)

1819 - the year the East Stoneham Methodist Meeting Hall was built (1 + 8 + 1 + 9 = 19)

1:19 p.m - The time on June 1st, 1999 that Trudy meets Susannah-Mio

1954 - year on a poster in the Fedic Dogan (1 + 9 + 5 + 4 = 19)

Saturday, June 19th, 1999 - The Keystone Day in the Keystone Year on the Keystone World

9:19 PM is the time the Breakers see when they peak at Times Square (9 + 1 + 9 = 19)

It is nineteen minutes of four in the afternoon when Jake, Roland, and Oy return to East Stoneham

Nineteen days - how long Dandelo thinks it would take for Roland, Susannah, and Oy to reach The Dark Tower

1972 - year Joe Collins was playing at Jango’s nightclub in Cleveland (1 + 9 + 7 + 2 = 19)



SAYINGS (8)

"The Coming of the White" - Jake finds it at the corner of 2nd Avenue and 54th Street (19 letters)

"Hyperborean Wanderer" - What Calvin Tower calls Jake (19 letters)

"A ROSE IS A ROSE IS A ROSE" - a graffito Jake sees (19 letters)

Number of words Gran-pere tells Eddie at the end of their palaver

"Oh Susannah-Mio, divided girl of mine, done parked her RIG in the DIXIE PIG in the year of ‘99" (19 words, counting the ’99 at the end)

In Susannah’s dream in Fedic: "NINETEEN," says a voice out of the air, "this is NINETEEN, this is CHASSIT. All your friends are dead."

In a dream at the hide camp, Susannah hears: "NINETEEN," says the voice. "This is NINETEEN, this is CHASSIT."

"Everything’s Eventual" - (19 letters)



MISC (28)

JJ Abrams paid $19 for the movie rights to The Dark Tower

"0019" appears on the diesal pump John Cullum is pumping at the ambush in Songs of Sussannah.

19 divided by 99 = 0.191919191919191919 and so on...

There are 3763 collective pages in the series which equals 19.

The number 19 is the 19th prime number counting down prime numbers from 100 as performed before the ka-tet boards Blaine (remember... his pump primed backwards).

On the control panel that "primes Blaine's pumps" under the city of Lud, the numbers are shaped into a diamond and have 19 rows of numbers.

The code Nigel the Robot had to enter to get into the room Mordred was in : 2, 5, 4, 3, 1, 2, 1 = 19

Gran-pere whispers to Eddie 19 words when he describes what he saw under the dead Wolf's mask.

19 books left on the table after Jake buys his two in the Manhattan Restaurant of the Mind

The Prisoner - Chapter 5: "Showdown and Shoot-Out" (19 letters)

The Lady of Shadows - Chapter 4: "Detta on the Other Side" (19 letters)

"Waiting for the Pusher" illustration (19 letters)

"The Time of the Drawing" (19 letters)

"Fear in a Handful of Dust" - subtitle of Book One JAKE (19 letters)

"A Heap of Broken Images" - subtitle of Book Two LUD (19 letters)

"Riddle and Waste Lands" - title of Chapter VI (19 letters)

"Charlie the Choo-Choo" - 19 characters in the illustration’s caption (counting the hyphen, ignoring the spaces)

"The Plaster Man Roared" - 19 letters in the illustration’s caption

"Beneath the Demon Moon" the title of two chapters of the book (19 letters)

"The Falls of the Hounds" the title of the second chapter of Book One (19 letters)

Susannah and Jake bring nineteen sticks of firewood each to camp each night

9th Stanza: "Eddie Bites His Tongue" (19 letters)

Part 1, Chapter II: "Lifted On The Wave" (15 letters + 4 words)

Part 1, Chapter III: "Eddie Makes A Call" (15 letters + 4 words)

Part 4, Chapter II: On Badlands Avenue (16 letters, 3 words)

“…The White Commands You!” caption to 1st illustration (19 letters)

“He reached for it again” caption to 2nd illustration (19 letters)

Stephen King's Closing note on Wolves of the Calla is dated February 15, 2002 (Add 15 + 2 + 0 + 0 + 2 = 19)





19th Nervous Breakdown - by The Rolling Stones



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