August 1st, 1981.
The launch of MTV. You might not believe this, but they actually used to play music videos.
Now, it totally sucks balls. Some of the worst programming I’ve ever heard of. But back in the 80’s & 90’s, it was awesome.
And ten years ago, on the 30th Anniversary of it’s inception, we talked to one of the original MTV VJs, Nina Blackwood.