Cast and Crew: Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin (Director); The Rolling Stones, Jefferson Airplane, Ike and Tina Turner, Flying Burrito Brothers
What It’s About: Purported to be the West Coast version of Woodstock, The Rolling Stones and others perform at the Altamont Free Concert in Alameda County, California. During the Rolling Stones set, a man brandishing a gun is stabbed to death by Hells Angels who were serving as security at the event.
Why Watch it Today?: The Altamont Free Concert took place on this date in 1969.