- 57th Men's French Championships: Mervyn Rose beats Luis Ayala (6-3, 6-4, 6-4)
- 57th Women's French Championships: Zsuzsi Kormoczy beats Shirley Bloomer (6-4, 1-6, 6-2)
- Dick Dale invents "surf music" with "Let's Go Trippin"
- US performs nuclear test at Bikini Island (atmospheric tests)
Day of the Week: Saturday