12/29/2010 02:49 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Classic New Year's Eve Photos From LIFE (PHOTOS)

With 2011 closing in celebrities and everyday people will be ringing in the new year in their own special ways.

LIFE magazine has put together some classic images of past New Year's events, including the likes of the Clark Gable, Tina Turner, and even The Beatles, as well as some simply classic images from a time marked by formal parties and well-dressed gentlemen.