1876 – Colorado's admission to the Union as the 38th state.
1893 – Henry Perky's patent for shredded wheat.
1936 – The Berlin Olympics. Hitler presides over the opening ceremony.
1957 – The formation of NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) by the US and Canada.
1966 – Ex-Marine Charles Whitman's mass murder of 16 people at the University of Texas. This is later immortalized by Harry Chapin in his song "Sniper"
It's also the birthday of MTV.
They started broadcasting at 12:01 am on August 1, 1981.
The first video aired was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles.
Tonight's PRESHOW Q (here AND the FB page)
What was the SECOND video played on MTV?
Answer IN PERSON by 8:00 for a shot at prizes!
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