19th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina beats Kansas, 54-53 (3 OT); Wilt Chamberlain of Kansas 4th player to be named tournament MOP despite not playing for the championship team
- US army sells last homing pigeons
- Amanda Plummer, American actress (Hotel New Hampshire, Dollmaker), born in NYC, New York
- Robbie James, Welsh footballer (d. 1998)
- Sheila Rena Ingram, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1976), born in Washington, D.C.
- Teresa Ganzel, actress (Teachers Only, Duck Factory), born in Toledo, Ohio
- Patrick Abercrombie, English architect and town planner, dies at 77