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Happy Birthday MTV

August 1, 2013


“Ladies and Gentlemen, rock and roll,” an announcer intoned over classic NASA video of the first space shuttle countdown clock followed by the launch of Apollo 11. Then the classic guitar riff, the original MTV theme, destined to be a siren song for teens the world over, played for the very first time. And with that, on Saturday, August 1, 1981, […]