- 10th Eurovision Song Contest: France Gall of Luxembourg wins singing "Poupee de cire, poupee de son" written by Serge Gainsbourg in Naples
- 27th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Michigan, 91-80; Bruins' back-to-back National titles; Gail Goodrich 42 points
Civil and Women's Rights Activist Dorothy Height has her first column published in the weekly African-American newspaper called the "New York Amsterdam News"
- Venkataraghavan takes 8-72 v NZ at Delhi
- Wales misses out on a 4th Grand Slam after losing to France, 22-13 at Stade Colombes, Paris despite winning the Five Nations Rugby Championship
- Chris Hoiles, Bowling Green OH, catcher (Baltimore Orioles)
- Danielle Woodward, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria