Google Celebrates Mister Rodgers With Their Latest Google Doodle
September 21st marks the 51 year anniversary of the first day that Mister Rodger’s Neighborhood was taped. Google decided to celebrate this day with an amazing Google Doodle that is a short animated video of Mister Rodgers intro to his show.
On this date, September 21, 1967, 51 years ago, Fred Rogers walked into the television studio at WQED in Pittsburgh to tape the very first episode of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, which would premiere nationally on PBS in February 1968. He became known as Mister Rogers, nationally beloved, sweater wearing, “television neighbor,” whose groundbreaking children’s series inspired and educated generations of young viewers with warmth, sensitivity, and honesty. – Google