Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 8 months and 0 days
- 10th Eurovision Song Contest: France Gall of Luxembourg wins singing "Poupee de cire, poupee de son" written by Serge Gainsbourg in Naples
- 27th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Michigan 91-80
Civil and Women's Rights Activist Dorothy Height has her first column published in the weekly African-American newspaper called the "New York Amsterdam News"
- Venkataraghavan takes 8-72 v NZ at Delhi