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  • New Year's Eve in Times Square, Through The Years

    Revelers wait in New York's Times Square on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, 1926. The tradition, complete with a New Year's ball-drop, began in 1907 and has continued until the present day, except in 1942 and 1943 when wartime blackouts prevented the ceremony.
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    Crowds gather at midnight in Times Square on New Year's Eve in New York, 1941.
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    New Year's Eve celebrants wave balloons on a rainy and cold night in New York's Times Square, Dec. 31, 1994.
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    A man wears 1997-shaped glasses on Dec. 31, 1996, in Times Square.
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    Jasmine Kurr, 5, wears 2005 glasses and waves a gold pompom as she waits for the New Year's celebration to begin in Times Square Dec. 31, 2004, in New York.
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    A man celebrates as the ball drops, Dec. 31, 2006, in Times Square in New York.
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    New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg looks up at the clock in Times Square on New Year's Eve minutes before the ball drops from the flagpole atop One Times Square, Dec. 31, 2006.
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    A young man lies on the floor amid ticker tape on New Year's Day, Jan. 1, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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    Revelers pack Times Square during the New Year's Eve celebration in New York, Dec. 31, 2008.
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    A reveler bundles up in Times Square during the New Year's Eve celebration in New York Dec. 31, 2008.
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    Rick Clark places a ring on Melessa Ellis's finger as they exchange wedding vows during the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square, New York, Dec. 31, 2009.
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    Revelers kiss after the ball dropped in Times Square, Jan. 1, 2010, in New York.
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    Lady Gaga kisses a policeman in Times Square, Dec. 31, 2011, in New York.
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    Luis Tito, 6, celebrates atop the shoulders of his father, Jorge in Times Square just after the annual ball-drop Jan. 1, 2011, in New York.
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    Dick Clark, right, and Ryan Seacrest pose on the set of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2012" in Times Square in New York. This would be Dick Clark's last year as a host, a position he held with few interruptions since 1974. He died April 18, 2012, and Ryan Seacrest was the show's sole host the following year.
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    Carson Daly watches confetti fall in Times Square, Jan. 1, 2013, in New York.
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