The Woodstock Festival was a music festival, billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music”. It held at Max Yasgur‘s 600-acre farm in the Catskills near the hamlet of White Lake in the town of Bethel, New York, from August 15 to August 18, 1969. Bethel, in Sullivan County, is 43 miles
Lee Jun-fan ( 1940 – 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American actor, film director, martial artist, martial arts instructor, philosopher, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do, one of the wushu or kungfu styles. Bruce Lee is a legend. But behind the smooth statue of the philosopher-fighter
On May 28, 1934 in Canada in the province of Ontario, Mrs. Dionne gives birth to five little girls. Born two months in advance, all survived miraculously, experienced immediate popularity but were victims of commercial exploitation. The five Dionne sisters are Annette, Cecile, Yvonne, Marie and Émilie. They are born in the village of Corbeil
Photograph Josef Heinrich Darchinger: Germany after the war(1952 – 1967).
Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Originally a physician, in 1887 he published A Study in Scarlet, the first of four novels about Holmes and Dr. Watson. In addition, Doyle wrote over fifty short
The Exposition Universelle of 1889 was a world’s fair held in Paris, France, from 6 May to 31 October 1889. It was held during the year of the 100th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, an event considered symbolic of the beginning of the French Revolution. The fair included a reconstruction of the Bastille