- 90th Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Northern Dancer wins in 2:00
- Beatles' "Beatles' 2nd Album" goes #1 & stays #1 for for 5 weeks
- First ascent of Shishapangma the fourteenth highest mountain in the world and the lowest of the Eight-thousanders.
- Mad Dog Vachon beats Verne Gagne in Omaha, to become NWA champ
Day of the Week: Saturday