Highlights

On their 10-year anniversary, the VMAs officially go wild. Roseanne Barr hosts, MCA rushes the stage and Michael Jackson frenches Lisa-Marie Presley.

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09.08.94, New York City: The kiss that rocked the entertainment world: Michael Jackson and then wife Lisa-Marie Presley share a smooch as they open up the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards.

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09.08.94, New York City: Host Roseanne Barr finds out that the Rockettes can be a real drag.

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09.08.94, New York City: Coolio and Bjork present a Moonman in matching hair-dos.

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09.08.94, New York City: Roseanne Barr shares a pearl of whiny wisdom at the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards.

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09.08.94, New York City: The Leningrad Cowboys and the Alexander Red Army Ensemble perform a hair-raising rendition of "Sweet Home Alabama" -- Soviet style!

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09.08.94, New York City: (Somehow still) living legends The Rolling Stones are presented with the Video Vanguard Moonman.

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09.08.94, New York City: Nathaniel Hornblower, aka Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys, crashes the stage to protest R.E.M.'s "Everybody Hurts" winning Best Direction over Spike Jonze's video for "Sabotage."

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09.08.94, New York City: Michael Stipe is in good spirits, even after a Beastie interruption, and happily collects one of R.E.M.'s three Moonmen.

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09.08.94, New York City: Roseanne Barr appears in her pinkest, featheriest and last costume of the night.

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09.08.94, New York City: Madonna brings out David Letterman as her beau in a parody of the spectacular kiss between Michael Jackson and Lisa-Marie Presley.

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