Beverly Lee was born.
Johnny Otis hit #4 on the R&B chart with "Call Operator".
After having not released a 12-inch LP for the entirety of the Fifties, the Flamingos saw two appear in a single year: 'The Flamingos' (Checker) and 'Flamingo Serenade' (End).
"Dedicated to the One I Love" by the Shirelles hits #83.
Based on Rodgers and Hammerstein's last Broadway musical, 'The Sound of Music', starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, is released.
Donovan hits #5 with "Hurdy Gurdy Man."
Mason Williams hits #2 with "Classical Gas".
Aerosmith comes together in Sunapee, New Hampshire, a summer resort.
Paul McCartney unveils his new band, Wings, comprising Paul McCartney and Linda with Denny Laine (guitar) and Denny Seiwell (drums). Though there will be personnel changes, Paul McCartney and Linda remain loyal to the Wings rubric for the next ten years. Albums released during the Wings era: Wild Life (1971), Red Rose Speedway (1973), Band on the Run (1973), Venus and Mars (1975), Wings at the Speed of Sound (1976), Wings Over America (1976), London Town (1978), Wings Greatest (1978) and Back to the Egg (1979).
'The Phenomenon' soundtrack, featuring Peter Gabriel's "I Have the Touch," hits #12 in the US.