Sesame Street Turns 40 (video collection)

[5 November 2009]

By Allison Taich

On November 10th, 1969 beloved children’s television series Sesame Street premiered in the U.S. By 1970 a spin-off version of the show reached Canada, followed by New Zealand and Australia in 1971, the U.K. in the 1980s, China and Russia in the late 1990s, and the list goes on. Throughout it’s history, the show has featured some of pop culture greats, from Johnny Cash to Michelle Obama. Now, 40 years later, Sesame Street continues to entertain (and sometimes educate) generations new and old.

 

Published at: http://www.popmatters.com/pm/post/115798-sesame-street-turns-40/