New York - Pucker Up for Peace (Times Square Kiss-In)

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Only in New York!

The 26 foot tall bronze sculpture "Unconditional Surrender" was inspired by the famous moment in Times Square on Aug l4 1945, the day that WW II ended. 

The No. 1 Billboard song was "On the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7NHWKbQuRw perfomed by Judy Garland and Company in the film "The Harvey Girls". Words by Johnny Mercer, Music by Harry Warren. It was No. 1 on the charts for 7 weeks.

http://www.timessquarenyc.org/about_us/events_kissin.html