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Frozen In Time

Courtesy photo Swami Satchidananda addressing an overwhelming crowd during Woodstock's opening ceremony.

Frozen In Time

A look back at the week that was…

By Robert Foran III
Associate Editor

January 6th — Released in November 1967 in the U.S., The Beatles’ album “Magical Mystery Tour” remains #1 on the Billboard music charts for eight weeks and gets nominated for a Grammy Award for album of the year. — 1968


January 7th — Farmers sue neighboring dairy farmer, Max Yasgur for $35,000 in damages to their land caused by Woodstock that was held on Yasgur’s land in Bethel, NY. — 1970

Courtesy photo Swami Satchidananda addressing an overwhelming crowd during Woodstock's opening ceremony.

Courtesy photo
Swami Satchidananda addressing an overwhelming crowd during Woodstock’s opening ceremony.


January 8th — American singer known throughout the music as the “King of Rock & Roll,” Elvis Aaron Presley is born in Tupelo, Miss. — 1935

January 9th — Francisco “Pancho” Villa of Mexico signs a treaty with the United States, halting border conflicts. — 1915

January 10th — One of the US Founding Fathers, Thomas Paine publishes “Common Sense,” a persuasive pamphlet advocating for America’s independence from Great Britain. — 1776

January 11th — Nell Scott of Seldovia became the first woman in Alaska’s legislature. — 1937

January 12th — Legendary English band and heavy blues-rock pioneers, Led Zeppelin release their debut self-titled album. — 1969