Berry Gordy, Jr. was born.
Jackie Wilson hits #8 with "Alone At Last".
The Ventures hit #35 with "Slaughter on Tenth Avenue".
"Leader of the Pack" by the Shangri-Las reaches #1.
Turn! Turn! Turn! (The Byrds) was a hit.
The Who hits #12 in the US with "See Me, Feel Me" from 'Tommy'.
Family Affair (Sly & the Family Stone) was a hit.
John Lennon performs three songs with Elton John at Madison Square Garden. It will turn out to be his last public performance.
The Weavers reunite after two decades for a pair of shows at New York's Carnegie Hall, scene of their greatest triumphs. The edited performance is released as 'Together Again,' on Vanguard Records.
Genesis hits #29 with "No Reply At All".
Foreigner hits #2 with "Waiting For A Girl Like You".
ELO hits #38 with "Twilight".
Duran Duran hits #14 in the UK with "My Own Way".