Times Square Celebrates New Year's Eve

World News takes a look back at the famous gathering in Times Square.
1:03 | 12/30/11

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Here in New York tonight a little more than 24 hours until the New Year's countdown pictures coming in tonight from Times Square -- tested the famous crystal ball today it is working and tonight here we thought. We look back. New Year's Eve 1937. Revelers crowding into times we -- dressed to the nines so many of them because follies still carry them around. Come to a whole time square. 1940s. A time when men still showed up wearing different doors with their dress codes and look -- the -- there the marquee. -- the film that had just opened gone with the wind. A decade later 1950 the once giant men's clothing store on advertising their signature to trouser suits. Here's a sample -- -- Cost. Fifteen dollars. 1960. Cold snowy night a very different time and very different movie in the quarter there of the sixties cult hit -- of the -- And fast forward to 2002. First users of September 11 towering in the fire. -- remember on the --

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