45,000 LED lights illuminate 76-foot Christmas tree at NYC's Rockefeller Center

  • by: JAKE PEARSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 4, 2013 - 9:55 PM

NEW YORK — With a flick of the switch, a 76-foot Norway Spruce officially became the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree Wednesday night after it was illuminated for the first time this holiday season in a ceremony that's been held since 1933.

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