Woodstock Music and Art Fair festival in 1969

The Woodstock Festival in 1969 is remembered as a symbol of the Sixties counterculture

Woodstock Music and Art Fair festival in 1969

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Woodstock Music and Art Fair festival in 1969

The 1969 Moon Landing and why it pushed the boundaries of possibility

Lunar surface shot shortly after landing during the Apollo 16 mission

NASA/John Young, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

Woodstock Music and Art Fair festival in 1969

Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister, author and the leading American civil rights campaigner of his generation

Martin Luther King speaking to an anti-Vietnam war rally at the University of Minnesota in 1967

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Woodstock Music and Art Fair festival in 1969

The Cavern Club in its original form was a live music venue situated in the basement of a fruit warehouse in Liverpool

External view of the reopened Cavern Club in 2012

Rept0n1x, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Woodstock Music and Art Fair festival in 1969

Yoko Ono Lennon is a Japanese conceptual and performance artist, singer, songwriter and filmmaker

John Lennon and Yoko Ono recording Give Peace a Chance, at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal

Roy Kerwood, CC BY 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons

Woodstock Music and Art Fair festival in 1969

The Haight-Ashbury is a district in San Francisco, centred in Haight Street and also including Ashbury Street

Haight-Ashbury district intersection in San Francisco

Daniel Schwen, CC BY-SA 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons

Events of the decade

Influential people

Jack Nicholson in The Little Shop of Horrors

Roger Corman, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Jack Nicholson

Actor, Screenwriter and Director

Salvador Dalí portrait with a flower and tiger pattern background in 1939

Carl Van Vechten, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Salvador Dalí

Surrealist Artist

Popular Places

Laughing elderly woman whilst wearing 60s-fashion clothes

Granny Takes a Trip

London fashion boutique

Former Arts Lab building in Birmingham

Birmingham Arts Lab (1968-1982) - Motacilla, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The Arts Lab

Alternative Arts and Performing Arts Venue