It's YouTube's anniversary! Here are 5 super popular MN videos to celebrate


Ten years ago Thursday, the first video ever posted on YouTube was uploaded.

To celebrate, here are five of the most popular Minnesota-themed videos on the site.

'Chocolate Rain'

That's 101.9 million views and counting for Tay Zonday, the Minnesota man behind the clip.

Gopher Kiss Cam

An all-time classic, as far as we're concerned.

Timberwolves Harlem Shake

Remember when the Harlem Shake dance craze was big? Well the Timberwolves capitalized, doing a spoof with the Miami Heat (who popularized the routine).

'His Daughter'

Austin teenager Molly Kate Kestner made national headlines with the original song, which she posted to YouTube last year.

It's really cold

Local Minnesotan Nathan Ziegler posted this video in the middle of winter, demonstrating for people just how cold it was – and one of the fun tricks you can try because of it.

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