- Beatles release single "She Loves You" in the UK
- Ringo admits he wrote a song "Don't Pass Me By"
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
- Blaine Schmidt, CFL offensive linebacker (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
- Park Chan-wook, South Korean filmmaker (Joint Security Area, Thirst), born in Seoul
- Richard Illingworth, English cricketer (England slow-left-armer 1991- ), born in Bradford, Yorkshire, England
- Glen Gray, American jazz musician and leader of the Casa Loma Orchestra (b. 1900)