Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Lordy, Lordy, Look Who's Forty

Today television's most famous address, Sesame Street, turns 40 years old!

And to it's credit, Sesame Street - a program that has taught generations of children to count, countless parents how to teach and is seen in 125 countries around the world - Tuesday’s anniversary show will be just like all the others.
The letter of the day will be - H, as in help and hug and healthy.
The only real difference will be that on this day, viewers have to count to 40!
"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. The show is produced in the United States by the non-profit organization Sesame Workshop, formerly known as the Children's Television Workshop (CTW)."

Check out this cool complete list of Sesame Street characters put out by the National Post, click here.

Google has been celebrating all week long by honouring Sesame Street on their search page. Check it out...

Here's to forty more!

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