1999 33¢ Sesame Street
1970s Celebrate the Century Series
Issue Date: November 18, 1999
City: New York, New York
Printed By: Ashton-Potter
Printing Method: Offset Press
Perforations: 11.5 X 11.5
The eighth sheet of fifteen stamps in the Celebrate the Century Series features subjects from the years 1970-1979.
The Children’s Television Workshop created Sesame Street for preschoolers, especially underprivileged children. It teaches basic math and reading skills with the help of Jim Henson’s Muppets. Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, and Cookie Monster have been entertaining and educating children for over 40 years.