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August 1, 1981 - MTV debuts

By Heather S on Aug 1, 2014 10:10 AM

Thirty three years ago today, MTV debuted.  At 12:01 AM on August 1, 1981, MTV launched with a numerical countdown, followed by the words "Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll." The first music video the new network played was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles...

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