- Beatles' "Help!," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
- Braves 2nd straight one-hitter against the Mets
- The 1st Cavalry Division of the United States Army arrives in Vietnam.
- John Schofield, BBC journalist (d. 1995)
- Moby [Richard Hall], American musician (Play, 18), born in Harlem, New York
- Paul Heyman, American entertainment producer and wrestling manager, born in Westchester County, New York
- Tony Woods, American NFL defensive end (Washington Redskins), born in Newark, New Jersey
- Ralph C. Smedley, Founder of Toastmasters International (b. 1878)