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December 29, 2004 As preparations begin for New Year's Eve celebrations, commentator Tony Roque says champagne has become an integral part of the festivities. But where did that tradition come from -- and more importantly, how do you get that cork out without killing someone?
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December 27, 2003 Astronaut Mike Foale and cosmonaut Alexander Kaleri talk about their plans for New Year's Eve. Living aboard the International Space Station, they raise a glass during celebrations in Moscow and in Houston six hours later.
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December 31, 2001 For most of four decades, bandleader Guy Lombardo practically owned New Year's Eve. Commentator Mal Sharpe recalls the era of "Mr. New Year's Eve" -- and a Boston band offers a new New Year's Eve tune to replace "Auld Lang Syne."
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January 1, 1999 Commentator Bill Harley tells about his childhood tendency to get injured -- especially on holidays. His parents were always rushing him off to the emergency room. He tells the story of one New Year's Day when his father was deeply involved in the Rose Bowl game and once again Harley was in need of immediate medical attention.
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