Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill calls for "a new endeavour by organisations in Northern Ireland to cross denominational barriers and advance the cause of better community relations"
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- Marty Conlon, American NBA forward (Milwaukee Bucks), born in The Bronx, New York
- Whitfield Crane [William Whitfield Crane IV], American rock musician (Ugly Kid Joe - "Mad Man"; "Too Bad"), born in Palo Alto, California
- Ray Harroun, American auto racer (inaugural Indianapolis 500 1911; Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2000), dies at 89
Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes