Arts and Entertainment
Movies: Lord of the Flies, A Hard Day's Night, My Fair Lady, Goldfinger, Zorba the Greek, Mary Poppins.
Songs: I Want to Hold Your Hand, Hello Dolly!, She Loves You, Can't Buy Me Love, Do Wah Diddy Diddy, Oh Pretty Woman, Baby Love, My Guy.
TV Shows: The Munsters, The Virginian, Daniel Boone, Outer Limits, Gilligan's Island, Man From UNCLE, Flipper, Dr. Kildare, Voyage the the Bottom of the Sea.
Books: A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemmingway (posthumous publication); Herzog, Saul Bellow; In His Own Write, John Lennon
"Beatlemania" spreads as the Beatles become a global phenomenon.
Musicals Hello Dolly, Fiddler on the Roof debut.
Elizabeth Taylor marries Richard Burton after divorcing Eddie Fisher 10 days before.
Cole Porter dies.