Happy Birthday Sesame Street! 40 years this month.


Sesame Street is an American educational children’s television series and a pioneer of the contemporary educational television standard, combining both education and entertainment. Sesame Street is well known for its Muppets characters created by Jim Henson. It premiered on November 10, 1969, and is the longest running children’s program on US television.[1] The show is produced in the United States by the non-profit organization Sesame Workshop, formerly known as the Children’s Television Workshop (CTW), founded by Joan Ganz Cooney and Ralph Rogers.

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6 Comments on “Happy Birthday Sesame Street! 40 years this month.

  1. This show was/is awesome. I know some put it down but it's better than video games and ipods stuck to one's ears and hands. I LOVED how the show was very instructionally easy for young ones. My kids watched it twice a day until they started school. Loved it. Hugs. tammy

  2. Sesame Street is great! If you haven't seen the Google page for today you should check it out. They have been paying tribute to Sesame Street and today's character is Cookie Monster. Pretty cute!

  3. I didn't know it was this old. Well what do you know. Thanks for the history lesson.Have a terrific day Mike. Big hug. ­čÖé

  4. Just Be Real,how do you think I feel,in a couple more years I'll be able to start collecting social security.Mari,when I posted it they had big bird's leggs showing.Sandee,I'm glad that you liked this little lesson that I provided.

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