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Today in History, Nov. 26

Presenter Oksana Fyodorova on-set with Stepashka, a hare, and Philya, a dog.

Fifty years ago today, on Nov. 26, 1963, development got under way on the children's television program "Spokoinoi Nochi, Malyshi!" ("Good Night, Little Ones"). The show is still running, and has largely stuck to its traditional format, whereby a presenter is joined by one or two animal puppets.

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