August 1st, 1981, the music world received a brand new look.

Here it is, the first look at MTV:

Today at 5 pm we highlight some of the "rock" videos that were first played on MTV. Here is the list of the first 10 music videos played on August 1st 1981, according to TONEDEAF

 

1. ‘Video Killed the Radio Star’ – Buggles
2. ‘You Better Run’ – Pat Benatar
3. ‘She Won’t Dance with Me’ – Rod Stewart
4. ‘You Better You Bet’ – The Who
5. ‘Little Suzi’s on the Up’ – Ph.D.
6. ‘We Don’t Talk Anymore’ – Cliff Richard
7. ‘Brass in Pocket’ – The Pretenders
8. ‘Time Heals’ – Todd Rundgren
9. ‘Take It on the Run’ – REO Speedwagon
10. ‘Rockin’ the Paradise’ – Styx