Kermit’s version of “Rainbow Connection,” from The Muppet Movie, reached No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November 1979. It remained in the Top 40 for seven weeks. | 25 Facts And Tidbits About The Muppets That Might Blow Your Mind
On September 5, 1976, the first episode of The Muppet Show aired. The vaudeville puppet show, created by Jim Henson ran until March 15, 1981. Happy Mustache Monday! To learn more about the Jim Henson and The Muppets, visit the NYPL online catalog. Image: jimhensonlegacy.org.