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7 times New Year's Eve was just so magical

U2, surprise weddings, and cheese.

IT’S AN EVENING for reflection, for looking forward, and for convincing yourself that staying in is totally grand.

It’s also an evening when magical, wonderful things can happen, like these…

1. When U2 rang in the new decade on New Year’s Eve 1989

Is there anything better than the intro to Where The Streets Have No Name?

This was broadcast live on TV around the country.

Source: CFOGO

2. This surprise wedding

This couple invited their friends to a New Year’s Eve engagement party, and then surprised them with a wedding instead.

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wedd1 Source: StyleMePretty.com

3. Harry and Sally’s happy ending

Source: nninchen91

4. When Chris Martin danced with his kids while Jay-Z sang

… and Gwyneth Paltrow danced like a mam.

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Source: Eason Jordan

5. When these identical twins gave birth hours apart

Aimee and Ashlee weren’t due to give birth on the same day, but they did!

twins-give-birth-390x285 Source: AP Photo/Akron Beacon Journal, Michael Chritton

6. When Bill Oakley made his cheese plan

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7. When Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt played What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

Source: HelloGiggles

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Emer McLysaght

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