Blast from the past: The first ever MTV Awards

The first ever MTV Awards was held for the first time today back in 1984.

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(Check out the outifts and hair do’s!)

Bette Midler and Dan Aykroyd co-hosted the show at Radio City Music Hall in NYC.

Herbie Hancock was the big winner that night earning himself a total of 5 awards, followed my Michael Jackson winning 3.

Some of the winners:

Video of the Year: The Cars – You Might Think

Best Male Video: David Bowie – China Girl

Best Female Video: Cyndi Lauper – Girl Just Want To Have Fun

Best Group Video: ZZ Top – Legs

Best Overall Performance in a Video: Michael Jackson – Thriller

Artists such as Diana Ross, Iggy Pop, Eddie Murphy, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood and Billy Idol were at the awards.