- "Bajour" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 232 performances
- "I Had a BaIl" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 199 performances
- "What Makes Sammy Run?" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 540 performances
- Beatles are awarded MBE
- Big Bang theory of creation of universe is supported by announcement of discovery of new celestial bodies know as blue galaxies
- Morio Shigematsu runs world record marathon (2:12:00)
Sonny & Cher make their 1st TV appearance in "American Bandstand"
- South Vietnam Gen Nguyen Cao Ky succeeds Phan Huy Quat as premier