In the movie ‘Fight Club’ I heard the phrase ‘Sixty-nined you’ for calling back. Is that common in American English or special for New York where you can press the 6 and 9 to call the last incoming number?
I’m pretty sure that pressing * 6 9 used to apply in Canada too, so it was not just a New York thing. The availability of this feature might depend on who your service provider is.
As for using it as a phrase, I do recall hearing it years ago (late 1990’s I guess?) in a way similar to what your example, but not so much anymore.
Off-topic but purely for the sake of interest, I found a list of star-codes for Bell: http://www.yashy.com/star.codes.html
Most of these I’d never heard of, I don’t know if all carriers support all of these.