- Ballon d'Or: Real Madrid forward Alfredo Di Stéfano wins his second award for best football player in Europe ahead of teammate Raymond Kopa and Juventus' Welsh utility John Charles
Everly Brothers record "Let It Be Me"
- Greg Matthews, cricketer (NSW & Aust off-spin all rounder Yeah yeah)
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- Rashid Khan, cricketer (4 Tests for Pakistan 1982-85)