Back in 1968, an icon debuted with one of the greatest children's television programs ever produced.

Fred Rogers is still one of the most beloved television personalities in the world. He passed away in 2003. Tom Hanks is slated to play him in a movie about his life.

Yesterday (2/19) was the 50th anniversary of the first airing of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

Since most anything is online now, you can watch the very first episode of a dark-haired younger looking Fred Rogers sings, "It's a Beautiful Day In This Neighborhood" for the first time.

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