- Construction begins on Soviet cosmodrome launch facilities
- Great Britain proclaims emergency crisis due to rail strike
- US Supreme Court orders school integration "with all deliberate speed"
- Ben de Lisi, British fashion designer
- Laura Baugh, American golfer, writer, broadcaster (LPGA Tour Rookie of the Year 1973), born in Gainesville, Florida
- Tommy Emmanuel, Australian-American acoustic guitarist (Stevie's Blues), born in Muswellbrook, New South Wales
- Bill Vukovich, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500 1953-4), dies in crash in Indianapolis 500 at 36
- Raoul Gunsbourg, composer, dies at 95