First VMAs in GIFs from 1984
We would have had a blast with Madonna's 'Like A Virgin' performance.
The best part of an awards show in the year 2015? Probably the GIFs: looped footage of Miley’s foam finger, Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ e-cig, and Jack Nicholson video-bombing Jennifer Lawrence make gala events like the Oscars, Emmys, Grammys, and VMAs worth watching (and watching again). In honor of Sunday’s VMAs here’s what the first-ever MTV Video Music Awards, which aired in 1984, would have looked like if we had GIF’d them in real-time.