Air conditioning is born, the "happiest place on Earth" opens up, and the Beatles get animated, all on this day.
2011: Casey Anthony is released from jail in Orange County, Florida, 17 days after being cleared of murdering her daughter Caylee.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
Since the very first MTV Video Music Awards 30 years ago in 1984, the show has always provided memorable moments. Ahead of the 2014 edition, set for this Sunday, check out some of the most memorable.