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16/06/1967 Monterey International Pop Music Festival opens

The Monterey International Pop Music Festival was a three-day concert event. Crowd estimates for the festival have ranged from 25,000 to 90,000 people, who congregated in and around the festival grounds. The festival is remembered for the first major American appearances by the Jimi Hendrix Experience, the Who and Ravi Shankar.

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