Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Happy 40th Sesame Street!

It was 40 years ago today that Sesame Street aired its first episode, November 10, 1969, which explains why In case you've been wondering why Google has had Sesame Street on the brain for the past week (culminating in today's great doodle pictured above).

The opening credits haven't changed that much, when you think about it... here's the original opening:

For their 40th birthday, there are a lot of guests stopping by, including first lady Michelle Obama and Adam Sandler, in the video below singing a song for Elmo:

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