1999 was the year that Jean Eavis, wife of Michael Eavis and "mother" of Glastonbury Festival, sadly died. A winged wicker sculpture was burned in her honour and fireworks erupted into a moonlit sky to commemorate her life. Acts included Hole, Blondie, REM, Manic Street Preachers and Paul Oakenfold as well as a vast mix of theatre, comedy and cultural adventures. Despite £150,000 being spent on wet weather precautions, the sun shone down on the 100,500 revellers who had paid £83 a ticket.
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