Daily Archives: November 9, 2015

Ross and Rachel share their first kiss on ‘Friends’ 30 years ago this hour (Nov 9 1995)

Video: 'Ross & Rachel's First Kiss | Friends | TBS'

(Thursday, November 9, 1995, 8:00-8:30 p.m. EST) — A drunken Rachel is persuaded to call Ross and reveals her feelings for him on his answering machine on tonight’s episode of the NBC television sitcom Friends.

TV Guide and TV Land ranked the moment Ross and Rachel shared their first kiss #66 of the “100 Most Memorable TV Moments of All Time” in 2004.

Great Northeast blackout of 1965 begins 50 years ago this hour (Nov 9 1965)

Video: 'THE BLACKOUT OF 1965 (NBC-TV COVERAGE)' (first 30 minutes approximately 11:30 p.m.-midnight EST)

(Tuesday, November 9, 1965, 5:16 p.m. EST) — The Northeast blackout of 1965 disrupted electrical power to nearly all of New York City, parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania and Vermont in the United States and parts of Ontario in Canada tonight.

Over 30 million people and 80,000 square miles were left without electricity for up to 13 hours.