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Sometimes it takes years for you to realize the history you have lived through. Lately I have revisited 1969, especially the summer of '69 and all the events of that place in time, and realized that this particular summer in my life was full of history-changing, history-making events; societal changes we see the results of today; and just plain ... (more)
The Woodstock Music & Art Fair was billed as "3 Days of Peace & Music," but in the end the music spanned beyond the three promised days since Jimi Hendrix closed out the legendary event on the morning of Monday, August 18, 1969 - 45 years ago today.
Rock music fans relax during a break in the entertainment at the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair in Bethel, N.Y., on Aug. 16, 1969.
Former first lady Rosalynn Carter is 87. Movie director Roman Polanski is 81. Actor-director Robert Redford is 78. Actor-comedian Martin Mull is 71. Actor Denis Leary is 57. Actor Christian Slater is 45. Actor Edward Norton is 45. Actor-comedian Andy Samberg is 36. The moon sets 2:56 p.m. today, rises 1:05 a.m. Tuesday.
Contestants at Sunday afternoon's second annual Bagel Festival vied for the championship title in the Bagel Triathlon, the brainchild of Sullivan County Undersheriff Eric Chaboty.
Newsmax TV's Ed Berliner said Friday during his daily commentary that the 45th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival in Bethel, N.Y., could teach us a few things.
It was on this day, August 15, 1969 the Woodstock Music & Art Fair was opened at Max Yasgur 's 600-acre dairy farm in the Catskills near the hamlet of White Lake in the town of Bethel, New York .
A white dove sits on a guitar handle above the tagline, '3 DAYS of PEACE & MUSIC.'
On this date in 1969, the first day of a massive rock music festival took place on a farm in Bethel, New York, near the town of Woodstock in the Catskill Mountains.
When millions flocked to a cow pasture in upstate New York 45 years ago for the first Woodstock festival, its creators couldn't have imagined what they'd built.
Back in 1969, hundreds of thousands of people converged this week on a 600-acre dairy farm in Bethel, New York -- some 50 miles from Woodstock -- to participate in "Three Days of Peace and Music."
The Panama Canal opens for business, "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Hollywood, World War II comes to an end, and "3 days of peace & music" starts up in Bethel, N.Y., all on this day.
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