How Newsround looked 45 years ago
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Newsround's 45th birthday: How John Craven show looked in 1972

4 April 2017 Last updated at 17:06 BST

We're celebrating Newsround's 45th birthday - our first bulletin was broadcast on 4 April 1972!

It was presented by John Craven and started as a six-week trial. 45 years on, we're still going...

Watch this clip from 17 October 1972 (we've had to edit it down for rights reasons!).

Don't forget, you can always catch up on our latest bulletin here.

Test you knowledge of Newsround with our quiz all about the show.