Happy MTV Day: August 1st, 1981 Changed The Game Forever!

August 1, 2019
David Lee Roth and Van Halen

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Today being MTV Day, we eventually got around to music videos and those we watched over and over and over.

Van Halen's "Jump" - Who could forget Eddie’s yellow zebra jacket, Alex’s roto-toms, and Diamond Dave’s splits and kicks? It was live performance magic.  

MTV made its debut 8/1/81 and changed the game forever.  

What has been your favorite part of MTV over the years? Is it the music videos or all of those shows, like 'Yo! MTV Raps,' 'Remote Control',  'Singled Out', 'Jack Ass,  'The Real World,' 'Jersey Shore,' 'Road Rules,' 'Teen Mom,' 'Wylin' Out' -- the list goes on! Tell us on Facebook & Twitter!