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Dan Gennoe, Q Icons, Fall 2004

THE EXECUTIVES at MTV must have thought God himself was shining a light on them. In 1984, for the first Video Music Awards, they needed something special. Something to ensure the attention of the world. They got Madonna, performing 'Like A Virgin', in a white wedding dress, writhing and clawing her way across the stage like a cat on heat.

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