President John Kennedy sends new aid and army units to
Britain and the USA walk out of nuclear test ban talks with the
- Save the Last Dance for Me
acts are committed in France and Algeria over the French
Government's work toward independence for Algeria.
Astronaut John Glenn is the first American to orbit the earth.
The IRA calls off its 5-year campaign of violence.
- For Teen Twisters Only
French army launches an offensive to crush the armed
- Modern Sounds in Country and
Heavy fighting between the Iraqi army and Kurdish rebels.
Peter, Paul and Mary - Peter, Paul and Mary
Kennedy sends troops to counter Communist forces in
Adolf Eichmann is hanged for his Nazi war crimes against Jews.
- Golden Apples of the Sun
prisoners escape from Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco.
Brazil wins the World Cup (football/soccer).
and Burundi become independent.
France proclaims the independence of Algeria.
Death of US novelist William Faulkner.
Martin Luther King is jailed in Georgia (USA) for an illegal march.
The Telstar communicatons satellite becomes effective.
of US actress Marilyn Monroe & German novelist Hermann
Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago achieve independence.
East Berlin army shoot an 18-year-old trying to climb the Berlin
Joan Baez - Joan Baez in Concert
000 die from an earthquake in Iran.
Sonny Liston becomes the heavyweight boxing world champion.
Riots follow the first enrolment of a black student at the University of
The Beach Boys
- Surfin' Safari
Chubby Checker - Limbo Party
Activist Nelson Mandela is jailed for 5 years in South Africa.
China wins an armed border dispute with India.
& the Tijuana Brass - The Lonely
|Britain and the USA sign a nuclear missile alliance.|
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