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Stage and crowd at Woodstock

August 15, 1969: 400,000 people attend Woodstock, the ultimate rock festival

Audience numbers were wildly underestimated as music fans flocked to a farm in upstate New York for a festival which began with a set by folk singer Havens.

 
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