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Giant Floats Are Readied For Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 23: Noel Mann, age eight, watches volunteers inflate a flotation during preparation for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 23, 2011 on West 77th Street in New York City. The parade which started in 1924 is celebrating its 85th year. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

January 1, 1970

Spectators cheered and sang on Thursday as the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade made its way through the crowded streets of Manhattan beneath brilliant sunshine.