This Day in History: “Sesame Street” premieres


James Zayatz, World News Co-Editor

On this day, 1969, the world’s most popular children’s program began airing. “Sesame Street” is a show focused on teaching children basic yet essential skills and information such as how to count and the alphabet. In its long duration, the show has been viewed by more than 80 million Americans and has been broadcast in around 120 countries.

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