On this day in History on August 1 1981 launched MTV. Which started the Music Video revolution. I was 5 yrs old when MTV came on the air in 1981. I was a little kid when MTV came on the Air and on TV. Whenever I came home from afterschool, I would always watched cartoons and listen to MTV Music videos. Back in the decade of the 1980’s, life was different compared to today. It shows how far we come from the early days of Music videos in the 1980’s to now, they have sitcom shows on top of Music. Those where the days of Music videos. Here’s a clip of the Intro :
Also, here’s a glimpse of what MTV looked like in 1981, for those who were never around or alive to see it was like back in the 1980’s.
- “I Want My MTV!” (kiss951.cbslocal.com)
- Ron Parker’s MTV Flashback (wcbsfm.cbslocal.com)
- First 15 videos ever played on MTV (boston.com)