Elvis Presley appears on a Frank Sinatra television special; Elvis sings Sinatra's 1957 Cy Coleman hit "Witchcraft", and Frank performs Presley's 1956 classic "Love Me Tender"
- Lisa Martin, Australian marathoner (Olympic-silver 1988), born in Gawler, South Australia
- (Cecil) Armstrong Gibbs, English composer, dies of pneumonia at 70
- Prince Aly Khan [Ali Salman Aga Khan], Pakistani socialite, jockey, political ambassador and husband to Rita Hayworth, dies from injuries sustained in a car accident at 48
Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes