Woodstock ends, the Monkees end, and John's 'Double Fantasy' begins.

August 17th, 1969:

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Day 3 of the original Woodstock festival. Bands included CSN, The Who, Ten Years After and Jimi Hendrix.

August 18th, 1962:

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Ringo makes his debut with The Beatles, having had a two-hour rehearsal in preparation. This was the first appearance of the permanent line-up asThe Beatles the world would come to know.

August 19th, 1968:

The Monkees last original TV show was broadcast.They made a total of 58 original episodes.

August 20th, 1980:

John Lennon began recording his final album, 'Double Fantasy'.

August 21st, 2005:

Robert Moog, inventor of the synthesiser died aged 71, four months after being diagnosed with brain cancer.