Happy birthday, MTV!
Twenty six years ago this very second, with the launching of a space rocket and a moon landing with a funky flag, MTV launched into the homes of a half million cable subscribers. (For the youngsters in the audience, MTV stood for "Music Television" and they would actually play music videos 24 hours a day.)
So… ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll:
And of course, the first music video played on MTV. C’mon, sing along– you know the words: