The premiere of Sesame Street this Tuesday will mark 40 years of Sesame Street. In the premiere there will be some well know figures visiting Sesame Street. First Lady Michele Obama and Cameron Diaz will join Elmo and friends on the season premiere.

“Sesame Street” people. Those old enough to have learned to read from Dick and Jane wound up watching the Muppets with younger siblings or children. Those who grew up with the show had an advantage. As studies have proven, children who watch “Sesame Street” start school more prepared to learn, know their letters, understand basic phonics and have a concept of math.