- Beatles record "From Me to You" & "Thank You Girl"
- Eddo Brandes, Zimbabwe cricket fast bowler (10 Tests, 26 wickets; ODI hat-trick v England 1997), born in Port Shepstone, Natal Province, South Africa
- Cowboy Copas, American singer (b. 1913)
- Cyril Smith, Scottish actor (The Adventures of Sir Lancelot), dies from a heart attack at 70
- Hawkshaw Hawkins, country singer (Ozark Jubilee), dies at 41