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Long Island celebrity yearbook pictures: The '40s and '50s

This 1956 Great Neck North High School graduate

This 1956 Great Neck North High School graduate performed in his school's band for four years and was a member of the "Junior Players." He also attended the New York Military Academy. Photo Credit: Newsday Long Island Museum

If you finished high school when big band and doo-wop ruled and folks still know who you are, you've made your mark.

We've come across several yearbook photos of famous Long Islanders who graduated in the '40s and '50s.

They've since excelled on the gridiron, the Olympic stage and both sides of the camera.

Click on the link above to check them out. Enjoy!


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