Google Doodle Pays Tribute to Muppets Creator Jim Henson

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Today Google is celebrating 75th Birthday of Jim Henson by replacing its traditional Google logo with a with an interactive homepage doodle in the memory of the great personality. A mouse-over over the Doodle  reveals that it is meant to celebrate ‘Jim Henson’s 75th Birthday’ and on clicking will lead to a search page searching for the name of ‘Jim Henson’. Check out the following Jim Henson Google doodle.

The Jim Henson Doodle features 6original Muppet characters whose shapes suggest the Google logo. But as you mouse over them, you’ll find that they respond just as if you were a puppeteer. Google tweeted: “Become a digital puppeteer today and tomorrow with our homepage tribute to Jim Henson!”

The Jim Henson Company and Google partner to honor Jim Henson’s 75th birthday. See the following video :

Let’s know more about Jim Henson :

James Maury “Jim” Henson  was an American puppeteer best known as the creator of The Muppets. As a puppeteer, Henson performed in various television programs, such as Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, films such as The Muppet Movie and The Great Muppet Caper, and creator of advanced puppets for projects like Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth.

He was also an Oscar-nominated film director, Emmy Award-winning television producer, and the founder of The Jim Henson Company, the Jim Henson Foundation, and Jim Henson’s Creature Shop. He died of Streptococcus pyogenes on May 16, 1990. (Source : Wikipedia)

Tricks Machine along with its readers wishes Jim Henson on his 75th Birthday.

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