Happy Birthday Woodstock

Also....an interesting article on how Woodstock was (almost certainly) a bigger disaster than the Fyre Festival

Though it is fondly viewed through the prism of history as a creative flowering of love and peace, the mother of all festivals, 1969’s Woodstock—which took place 50 years ago this August—was declared a disaster area at the time by New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller. Organizers failed to construct fencing and ticket booths in time, allowing the site to be overrun by 400,000 people when only half that many were expected. Roads became impassable for miles around.Food and water quickly ran out, forcing the Army to airlift in supplies.Two people died: one of a drug overdose, the other run over by a tractor.There were 5,162 medical incidents reported, including eight miscarriages.

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