Tuesday, August 1, 2006
SAN DIEGO (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) MTV turns 25 today (Aug.
1) and although the network is older than its demographic,
its still going strong.
The first video ever broadcast on the channel was
Video Killed The Radio Star by The Buggles.
Madonnas 1989 video Like A
Prayer which featured burning crosses and a Black
Jesus was recently named the No. 1 video that broke the
George Bush Sr.s refusal to appear on
MTVs Choose Or Lose was widely credited as the
deciding factor to swing Generation X voters in favor of Bill
Clintons 1992 Presidential election.
Jenny McCarthy almost didnt get her big
break as the co-host on the dating show Singled Out
the morning of taping she narrowly escaped a hotel room fire
started by a candle she left on her electric rollers.
Finally, of all the mystifying pop moments on the
networks live awards broadcasts, the topper may be the time
when ultra-mopy diva Fiona Apple revealed to the an MTV
Movie Awards audience that, This world is bulls■■■.
MTV Turns 25 Today (Aug. 1)
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