- 10th Eurovision Song Contest: Serge Gainsbourg for Luxembourg wins singing "Poupee de cire, poupee de son" in Naples
- 27th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Michigan 91-80
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
- Chris Hoiles, Bowling Green OH, catcher (Baltimore Orioles)
- Danielle Woodward, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria