The Buggles’ music video for Video Killed the Radio Star will forever be remembered as the music video that launched MTV. The video was the first MTV aired when it launched at 12:01 AM on August 1, 1981. On February 27, 2000, it made history again when it was the one-millionth video to be aired on MTV.
Enjoy this look back at a little piece of music video history. Here’s The Buggles with their music video for Video Killed the Radio Star!