It is the longest-running soap opera in the world. Join WatchMojo.com as we count down ten pieces of trivia you should know
about "Coronation Street."
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Since its debut in 1960, "Coronation Street" – or "Corrie" as it’s lovingly called by millions of loyal viewers – has become the longest running soap opera in history, and one of the most popular. Outlining the day-to-day lives of the population of a fictional town in Greater Manchester called Weatherfield, the show is an icon in its native Britain – in fact, it’s rare to even find a Brit who doesn't have some passing knowledge of characters like Ken Barlow, Hilda Ogden or Elsie Tanner. In honor of the anniversary of the debut episode of "Coronation Street" on December 9th, 1960, http://www.WatchMojo.com counts down ten pieces of trivia you should know about the show.