Here are the biggest musical moments from the festival billed as "Three Days of Peace and Music. Richie Havens performing onstage at the Woodstock, August 15, Havens ended up performing an extra long set, literally playing every song he knew while Woodstock staff finished building the stage around him. After multiple encores, a sweat-soaked Havens came out to play one more song without any idea what it was going to be. Bassist David Brown left performs with the other members of Santana, including bandleader Carlos Santana with guitar on right and percussionist Michael Carabello rightat Woodstock, August 16, Guitar genius Carlos Santana and his band were another group of newcomers who had recently recorded their first album before taking the Woodstock stage on Saturday afternoon.
Rumor has it that Carlos, thinking he had hours before their set, had taken a dose of mescaline, a highly hallucinogenic drug, right before stepping on stage. Whether it was the brain-altering chemicals or the natural intoxication of playing live in front of hundreds of thousands of people, Santana showed off the guitar solo skills that would earn him a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The Who, one of the biggest acts of the s British Invasion, took the Woodstock stage at 5 a. Just a month earlier, The Who released Tommyan ambitious, double album-length rock opera. Feel me. Touch me. Heal me. Townshend capped off the performance by bashing his guitar on the stage and then tossing it into the crowd. Jefferson Airplane, a popular San Francisco act fronted by the inimitable Grace Slick, was next to take the stage around 8 a. The soulful British rocker Joe Cocker released his debut album, named for his cover of the famous Beatles song, just four months before Woodstock.
Cocker physically embodied the music, scream-singing in his guttural bluesy voice while completely reinventing the Beatles song as a gospel refrain. He then kicked into his anti-war folk anthem with its famous chorus:. Not everybody at Woodstock came for the music. Toronto native Linda Goldman was there to experience the scene—camping with hippie families from the Hog Farm, swimming in the pond—and to catch the occasional performance.
What Happened in 1969 Important News and Events, Key Technology and Popular Culture
Hendrix's performance was one of the last songs on stage at Woodstock. Porter was standing just 30 feet from the stage when Hendrix made his musical statement fueled by American pride and protest.
But if you see something that doesn't look right, click here to contact us! Twice a week we compile our most fascinating features and deliver them straight to you. Live TV. This Day In History. History at Home. Instead It Became Iconic.Less than a month before the election, U.
President Donald Trump's abrupt vow to bring home troops from Afghanistan by year-end is a sign of how he may feel increasingly unchained to push through a foreign policy "wish list" he hopes could appeal to voters, current and former officials say.
Saudi diplomats, Sikh separatists and Indian business executives have been among those targeted by a group of hired hackers, according to research published on Wednesday by software firm BlackBerry Corp.
Pakistani police filed sedition charges on Monday against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and dozens of his party leaders over comments he made criticising the interference of the military in national politics. Mecca slowly stirred from a seven-month hibernation on Sunday as pilgrims trickled in after Saudi authorities partially lifted a coronavirus ban on performing umrah - a pilgrimage to Islam's two holiest sites that is undertaken at any time of year.
Three Indian soldiers were killed on Thursday, the Indian army said, in what a spokesman described as unprovoked firing by Pakistani forces at the border in the disputed region of Kashmir. Two migrants were killed in a brawl in northwest Bosnia as regional authorities emptied a migrant reception centre in the town of Bihac and moved hundreds to a camp 50 km 30 miles away, police said on Thursday.
Hundreds of migrants hoping to reach the European Union are sheltering in forests and ruined former factory buildings near Bosnia's border with Croatia, with the cold setting in and conditions becoming more miserable. Afghanistan's top peace official, Abdullah Abdullah, said on Wednesday he did not expect the result of the upcoming U. Donald Trump's doctor says he is no longer a risk of transmitting coronavirus to other people, as the U.
S president seeks to get back on the campaign trail. David Doyle reports. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will tell senators in her high-stakes confirmation hearing this week that she will approach cases based on the law, not her personal views, as Democrats urged her to step aside on an upcoming challenge to the Obamacare law and any potential election-related disputes.
World Home U. Markets Home U. Trump unchained?
Afghan troop surprise shows pre-election impulse to upend policy. Ex-PM Sharif, daughter face sedition charges for criticising Pakistani military. Factbox: New Zealand's Ardern seeks second political term.
India says three soldiers killed by Pakistani fire in Kashmir. Two migrants killed in brawl as Bosnia starts closing reception centres. Migrants hoping to reach EU stranded in Bosnian woods as cold sets in.
Afghan peace official sees litle change in U. Supreme Court nominee Barrett pledges fealty to law as Senate hearing looms.Council plans to requisition traffic lane on Strand Road for two-way cycle path.
Driver of motorcycle pronounced dead at scene of collision near Mullingar. GPs administer over 1, flu vaccines at Midleton clinic in one weekend. Executive to consider further restrictions after almost 2, cases over weekend. Taoiseach says Level 3 restrictions can curb the spread of the virus if people work together.
High Court rules Department of Marine ban has no legal effect on boats fishing in zone. Stark warnings from public health officials after 1, new cases reported on Saturday. President Michael D Higgins leads tributes to late campaigner and social worker.
Beacon Hospital executive says his board not inclined to sign new agreement with HSE. Conference told that people are afraid to attend health settings due to Covid Ovens to Carrigaline service gets stuck on Church Road in Douglas. Covid HSE chief says a record number of over 19, tests done on Thursday. Extending mid-term breaks discussed by sources now talking idea down.
Sandymount residents urge rethink on cycle plans Environment October 11, Northern Ireland: 1, cases of Covid reported and one further death Irish News October 11, Marine body welcomes end of ban on 18m boats fishing inside six-mile limit Irish News October 11, Coronavirus spread in North continues with new cases reported Health October 10, Reid urges doctors to not undermine public confidence in health service Irish News October 10, Donnelly vows to permanently increase the number of critical care beds Health October 10, Coronavirus search: How is Covid spreading in your locality?
Health October 10, Man suspected collecting old-age pensions of dead parents for 30 years released Irish News October 10, Double decker bus takes wrong turn and gets wedged under bridge in Cork Irish News October 10, Covid Five more die and new cases reported as coronavirus resurgence continues Health October 10, Coronavirus: New fines for not wearing face masks and non-essential journeys by end of the month Health October 10, Shared Island What a 'united Ireland' could mean in reality?
Daily Today Daily. Stay on top of the latest news with our daily newsletters each morning, lunchtime and evening. Sign up.
Coronavirus Explore our guides to help you through the pandemic. Latest Ireland. Sandymount residents urge rethink on cycle plans On July 20,the human race accomplished its single greatest technological achievement of all time when a human first set foot on another celestial body. Six hours after landing at p. Eastern Daylight Time with less than 30 seconds of fuel remainingNeil A. In the United States, the top news story of was the beginning of the Watergate scandal.
Other top stories include the U.
Leslie Ann and Stuart Damon. The group called "Lone Star," had a top ten hit with a song called, "No News. You need to be a little more specific and say what you mean by "top ten. Top ten most powerful? Top ten best sellers? Top ten most common? That can't be answered as asked.
What do you mean by "top ten? Top ten most used? Top ten largest caliber? Who are the top ten entrepreneur in the philippines? Ten stories is typically about a mile high into the sky.
This of course varies based on the building though. The Survivors - Chapter Ten - 1. Asked By Curt Eichmann. Asked By Leland Grant. Asked By Veronica Wilkinson.Ina massive Chicago fire destroyed more than 17, buildings, killed more than people and lefthomeless.
Hits and Headline News of 1969
Alvin York of Tennessee became a World War I hero by single-handedly capturing a hill as part of the Meuse-Argonne offensive in France, killing 20 enemy soldiers and capturing others.
Larsen told United Press he was "so keyed up about the whole thing I almost fell down.
Inthe Days of Rage demonstrations, organized by the Weather Underground, kicked off in Chicago. InCats opened on Broadway, delighting fans from around the world for nearly 18 years before closing on September 10, Ina U.
Inthe U. Justice Department, in its report on the day siege at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, concluded the cult had caused the fire that destroyed the compound and killed at least 75 people.
Inthree years after the death of longtime North Korean ruler Kim Il Sung, his son, Kim Jong Il, officially inherited his father's title of general secretary of the Communist Party. Wangari Maathai, an environmental activist from Kenya.
Intens of thousands of people were killed by a 7. Most of the victims were in the Kashmir region, others in India. The death toll in what became known as the Kashmir earthquake was eventually set at about 79, with more thanpeople injured and the number of displaced estimated in the millions.
Inthe Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to James Peebles for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology, and Michael Mayor and Didier Queloz for discovering an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star. Top News. By UPI Staff. Diana Oughton, pictured in her high school years L and mug shot after Weather Underground protests in Chicago. File photos by UPI.
China's state television shows footage of Kim Jong Il's state funeral December 29, On October 8,Kim officially inherited his father's title of general secretary of the Communist Party. On October 8,Sgt. Alvin York bottom L of Tennessee became a World War I hero by single-handedly capturing a hill as part of the Meuse-Argonne offensive in France, killing 20 enemy soldiers and capturing others.
Kashmir survivors shift to safer places October 15,after losing their home in the massive earthquake in Muzaffarabad, Pakistan, on October 8. Latest Headlines. On Oct. Wauwatosa: Curfew continues after police fire tear gas, arrest 28 amid protest of police shooting.
One dead in shooting near rival rallies in Denver. COVID cases top 50, for 3rd straight day. Trump cleared for 'active schedule' after rally-type talk at White House. Submarine USS Wyoming returns after month overhaul. Delta: Power outages, flash floods plague Louisiana, Texas, Miss. Follow Us. Back to Article.Kennedy wins election by slim margin. Rebel army invades Cuba, battles for beachheads. Khrushchev warns U.
East Berlin a city under siege. Cuba blockade stands, U. Cuban Missile Crisis -- October 25, JFK denies U. Cuba: Bay of Pigs -- January 24, They're turning the hose on us. Civil Rights: Birmingham -- May 03, More thanrally for civil rights. Civil Rights: Birmingham -- August 28, Grief, rage hang over church blast scene. Eyewitness account of Kennedy assassination. The light flickers out in Vietnam. Oswald's interview with UPI.
UPI reporter close as Ruby shot Oswald. Alabama state police gas, beat Selma Negro marchers. Civil Rights: Selma -- March 07, War begins in Mideast.
King shot, condition critical. Civil Rights: MLK jr. Assassination -- April 04, Vast throng pays King last tribute. Assassination -- April 09, Victory cries are followed by anguish.CBS News - Apollo 12 - 1969-11-19
RFK Assassination -- June 05, Soviets bloc troops invade Czechoslovia. Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia -- August 21, Nixon's goals: unity and peace.From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the year For other uses, see disambiguation. Calendar year. Main article: January Main article: February Main article: March Main article: April Main article: May Main article: June Main article: July Main article: August Main article: September Main article: October Main article: November Main article: December Putnam is the publisher, March 10 is the publication date, and a second printing is already off the press.
Archived from the original on February 14, Retrieved February 6, Archived from the original on February 9, Retrieved October 29, BBC News. August 14, Retrieved January 10, Retrieved June 25, Retrieved May 30, Dictionary of Maltese Biographies Vol.