Happy Birthday, Martha Quinn!

(Original Caption) : 1985-MTV video-jockey Martha Quinn is shown seated on a pile of 45 rpm records on the floor, holding two of them. (Photo by Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
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Happy Birthday, Martha Quinn! The MTV legend who was among the first group  of VJs on the fledgling cable music network back in the summer of 1981.

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Quinn is happily celebrating her 61st birthday today, May 11, 2020, and she hopped on social media this morning to thank fans already deluging her with well wishes.

"Every trip around the sun is a victory, and I'm psyched to be taking these trips with you," Quinn shared in a Twitter video. "May we take many more together." Watch the clip below.

 

BONUS: enjoy an hour of MTV footage from 1982 featuring Martha Quinn below. 

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Happening now through January 2022 for the icon's 75th birthday.
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The former Commodore's first solo single soared straight to Number One this week in 1982. Where were you in '82?
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The TV veteran was nominated for an Emmy for his work.

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