Celebrating 60 years of Blue Peter... in 7 memorable videos

Celebrating 60 years of Blue Peter... in 7 memorable videos

Published at 12:28pm 16th October 2018. (Updated at 12:31pm 16th October 2018)

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Blue Peter, the world's longest-running children's TV show, celebrates its 60th birthday today (Tuesday October 16th).

It's been a favourite to so many generations across our country, and provided us with some memorable moments along the way that have earned their place in TV history.

1. The memorable presenters

There were 37 in total. How many of these do you remember?

2. The funny and the strange

Something bizarre always used to happen on the show...

3. Tracey Island

There are no words as to how amazing this "one we made earlier" was...

4. John Noakes... and those nerves of steel

This video is not for the faint-hearted. Imagine the health and safety paperwork we'd need these days...

5. The elephant

This still remains one of the biggest highlights of the show and here's why...

6. The cute factor

Some of these animals will melt your heart...

7. The emergence of young talent

Are you old enough to remember the really young Lewis Hamilton and Drew Barrymore participating in the show?

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