A Look Back at MTV’s First Days

Mashable reports: “Fittingly, the first video that aired on MTV in 1981 was ‘Video Killed the Radio Star’ by The Buggles. Almost overnight, the music video became one of the most important promotional and marketing vehicles for the music industry.”

In honor of the network’s 30th anniversary this week, check out Mashable’s slide show featuring some of the first videos to air on MTV.

MTV is available to Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.