- "Stop the World, I Want to..." closes at Shubert NYC after 556 performances
- Afobaka Dam is completed on the Suriname River
- Indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tries to ban "Louie Louie" for obscenity
- The Beatles' 1st #1 hit "I Want to Hold Your Hand," topped the Hot 100, stays #1 for 7 weeks before being replaced by "She Loves You"
Day of the Week: Saturday