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It’s Much Harder to Get a Ticker-Tape Parade

But, as the chart below shows, it used to be that ticker-tape parades happened practically all the time. In 1953 alone, there were 11 parades, honoring everyone from the King and Queen of Greece to, in honor of the 150th anniversary of City Hall, employees of New York City. More From The Brief: #FullNewsAudioAvailable


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