- 9th Winter Olympic games open in Innsbruck, Austria
- Beatles record in German "Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand" & "Sie Liebt Dich"
- Most lopsided high-school basketball score 211-29 (Louisiana)
- NBC purchases AFL 5 year (1965-69) TV rights for $36 million
- Unmanned Apollo 1 Saturn launcher test attains Earth orbit
Day of the Week: Wednesday