Stock the cooler, take the phone off the hook, and lock the children in the basement!
MTV's First 24 Hours of Programming to be Aired on VH1 Classic
VH1 Classic is paying tribute to the historic impact MTV has had on music and pop culture over the last 25 years by airing the first 24 hours of programming from MTV's August 1, 1981 network debut. The day of celebration will begin on Monday, July 31 at 12:00 midnight with the first video that started a music revolution, The Buggles' "Video Killed The Radio Star." The 24-hour historic marathon will run through Tuesday, August 1. From the songs that stood the test of time to the ones that haven't, all are sure to spark some spandex-tinted memories as they are brought back to life for this one-day event.
Additional videos to air during the 24-hours include:
"Brass in Pocket" -- Pretenders
"Heart of Glass" -- Blondie
"Hold on Loosely" -- 38 Special
"I Want to Be A Lifeguard" -- Blotto
"Kiss On My List" -- Hall and Oates
"Oliver's Army" -- Elvis Costello
"Da Ya Think I'm Sexy" -- Rod Stewart
"Take It On The Run" -- REO Speedwagon
"Too Late" -- Shoes
"You Better Run" -- Pat Benatar
"You Better You Bet" -- The Who
(h/t to PJ)