ON THIS DAY IN UNITED STATES HISTORY
November 10, 1969
Sesame Street Premiers on PBS Television
On this day in 1969, Sesame Street aired for the first time. Sesame Street was one of the early pioneers in
educational television and is the longest running children's program on American Television. As of 2006 it had
received 109 Emmy Awards and an estimated 77 million Americans watched the series as children.