On this day in history, 'Friends' debuted on NBC, September 22, 1994

On September 22 in 1994, the TV sitcom, "Friends" debuted on NBC. The show was based on 6 young adults and their daily lives and adventures in New York City. The sitcom lasted 10 seasons and remains a staple television rerun on many networks.

Other Events on September 21st:
1862: President Abraham Lincoln, issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.
1980: The Iran-Iraq conflict officially escalated into a full-out war.
1958: Opera singer, Andrea Bocelli, was born in Lajatico, Italy.
2004: Lost premiered on ABC.
2013: German Chancellor Angela Merkel led her conservative part to victory in the German elections.

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Is the Cast of 'Friends' Still Friends?
Is the Cast of 'Friends' Still Friends?