Tonight the ball will drop in Times Square (for the first time in a long time without Dick Clark), ushering in a new year. Let's take a look back how the night was observed in previous decades:

Here's The Boss counting down to the midnight hour at Nassau Coliseum in 1980:

Times Square, 1979-1980:

Times Square, 1977-1978

Times Square, 1965-1967:

And here's a CBS broadcast of New Year's Eve, 1966-1967, from Roseland Ballroom:

In 1957, with "Mr. New Year's Eve himself, Guy Lombardo":

NYE in NYC in 1933!: