MTV launched on August 1st of 1981 as a 24 hour a day Music Television Channel. The first video to be played was Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles. I remember days when the only channel I would watch was MTV all day long. Original Vee Jays Martha Quinn, Alan Hunter, Nina Blackwood and Mark Goodman just recently wrote a book called  VJ: The Un Plugged Adventures Of MTVs First Wave.In this video from The Today Show they talk about their jobs and the videos that changed history.

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