Woodstok Statistics

0 Collection bin anywhere within eyeshot of the festival site
1 Case of Pneumonia
1 Diabetic Coma
1 Price (in dollars) of a hot dog on-site by August 16
1 Price (in dollars) for a loaf of bread and a quart of milk
1.60 Minimum hourly wage paid workers preparing the site
2 Hours of waiting time to make a phone call
2 Festival births
2 Number of tickets gates at site (30 entrances each)
3 Deaths (one each from heroin overdose, ruptured appendix 
and being run over by a tractor)
3 Tracheotomies performed
3:16 Running time (in hrs) of Mike Wadleigh’s movie on Woodstock
4 Cost (in dollars) of hit of acid or mescaline
4 Number of miscarriages reported
5:07pm…Richie Havens becomes first act on stage Fri, Aug 15
6 Months of prep time before the festival
6.50 Price (in dollars) of advance sale ticket for a single day
8 Hours to drive 98 miles from New York City to Bethel
8 Price (in dollars) to be charged for a SINGLE day ticket at the gate 
10 Number of shots fired in air by farmer fed up with noise 
10 Millions of yards of blue jean and striped t-shirt material at the festival
13 Number of months between Jimi Hendrix’s performance and his death
14 Number of months between Janis Joplin’s performance and her death
15 Average miles walked by festival goers after leaving their cars due to extreme traffic conditions
15 Price (in dollars) of an ounce of marijuana
17 Miles of bumper-to-bumper traffic along Route 17B
18 Price (in dollars) of advance sale ticket for three days
18 Number of doctors who treated 6,000 patients
20 Amount of bail bond (in thousands of dollars) for those held for possession of LSD
24 Price (in dollars) to be charged for a THREE day ticket at the gate 
25 Average age of festival organizer (John Roberts/Michael Lang (24),Artie Kornfeld/Joel Rosenmann (26))
31 Number of musical acts to appear on the main stage
33 Number of people arrested on drug charges
36 Number of nurses who treated 6,000 patients
40 Shortest waiting time (in minutes) between acts
48 Number of pages in original Woodstock Program distributed at the site
50 Number of additional doctors flown in from New York City on August 16
50 Cost (in cents) of hot dog at inflated prices at diners near the site
50 Miles between towns of Bethel and Woodstock, NY
51 Number of caldrons of rice-carrot-raisin combo made at Hog Farm Free Kitchen by 3 a.m. Sun, Aug 17
60 Approximate number of public telephones is area
61 Number of Short Line buses sent from New York City
65 Amateur radios employed
80 Width (in feet) of the stage
80 Lawsuits filed after the festival
90 Percentage of festival attendees smoking marijuana
100 Approximate number of arrests on narcotic charges
110 Days elapsed between the Woodstock and Altamont festivals
120 Longest waiting time (in minutes) between acts
150 Number of volunteer cops
346 Number of off-duty New York City policemen hired at $50 per day each, joined by 100 local sheriffs, several hundred State Troopers and deputies from 12 counties

400 Festival-goers who freaked out on bad LSD trips
450 Cows unfenced for three days with the campers
600 Number of Port-O-Sans (portable toilets)
1,300 Pounds of canned food, sandwiches and fruit flown in by emergency helicopters
1,500 Paid (in dollars) for Santana’s 45 minute performance.
2,366 Population of Bethel in August, 1969
2,500 1989 price (in dollars) of original Woodstock posters
4,062 Ticket holders who received a refund check because they were unable to gain attendance
7,500 Paid (in dollars) for The Grateful Dead to perform
8,000 1989 price (in dollars) for an uncollected festival ticket sold by attendee
11,200 Paid (in dollars) for The Who to perform
24,000 Asking price (in dollars) for that same festival ticket (see above - 8000)
30,000 Number of sandwiches prepared by the Women’s Group of the Jewish Community Center of Monticello and distributed 
by the Sisters of the Convent of St. Thomas

50,000 Reported price (in dollars) paid for 600 acres of Max Yasgur’s pasture
60,000 Number of people expected to attend festival
100,000 Number of campers
186,000 Tickets sold
250,000 Number of people who never made it to the site
315,000 Feet of film shot for Woodstock film (120 hrs)
320,000 Estimated number of people who left before Hendrix played
400,000 Estimated number of people who attended festival
500,000 Long distance phone calls placed the first day of festival
500,000 Frankfurters and hamburgers consumed on the first day
500,000 Estimated cost of festival (in dollars), revised to $2.6 million ten months after
600,000 Dollars worth of bad checks reportedly signed by John Roberts during festival which were later covered
1,000,000…….Reported price (in dollars) paid by Alan Gerry in 1996 for the 37.5 acre natural amphitheatre portion of the Woodstock site

1,300,000…….Dollars collected in advance sales
50,000,000+….Worldwide box office gross (in dollars) made by 1979 on Woodstock movie

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Posted on Perşembe, 14 Şubat
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