November 26, 1977 was the day we made contact. The voice of 'Vrillion' of 'Ashtar Galactic Command' took over British television airwaves for a full six minutes.
Before Unsolved Mysteries explained to all of us the wonders of alien probing, British television had an interview with an extra terrestrial and it wasn't even on purpose. The alien transmitted his message on Southern Independent Television and freaked out a lot of viewers. The audio track is easy to find online, yet the actual news broadcast is not. Is there a cover up going on? Are our Alien brothers coming soon to take us home, or has the government already shot them down? And most importantly, do they drink as heavily as Spielberg suspected? Here's a clip of E.T. getting crunk.