MTV begins broadcasting

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cw6xesXLIAA
MTV LAUNCH FIRST DAY SATURDAY 12:01 am AUGUST 1st , 1981 1st hour Part 1

(Saturday, August 1, 1981, 12:01am ET) — MTV, formerly an initialism of Music Television, began broadcasting in the United States today to play music videos guided by on-air hosts known as VJs.  The first video to air was “Video Killed the Radio Star” by the Buggles.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trQebBym-eI
MTV LAUNCH FIRST DAY SATURDAY AUGUST 1st , 1981 Part 2

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