Deluxe record label is formed in New York City by Jules Braun.
Rick Wright of Pink Floyd is born.
Percy Mayfield hits #9 on the R&B chart with "Cry Baby" and #6 on the R&B chart with "Big Question".
Perez Prado hits #1 with "Patricia".
"Welcome Home Baby" by the Shirelles goes to #22.
So Much In Love (The Tymes) was a hit.
President Johnson announces U.S. combat troops strength in Vietnam will increase to 125,000 and the draft will be doubled.
Hello, I Love You (The Doors) was a hit.
The Band, the Grateful Dead, and the Allman Brothers Band perform for a crowd of 600,000 (larger by half than Woodstock!) in upstate New York at the Watkins Glen "Summer Jam."
Electric Light Orchestra hit #42 in the US with "Roll Over Beethoven."
Manu Dibango hits #35 with "Soul Makossa"
Deep Purple hits #4 with "Smoke on the Water".
Seals & Crofts hits #6 with "Diamond Girl".
Rick James hits #13 with "You and I".
Spandau Ballet hits #34 in the US with "Only When You Leave".
Shout (Tears for Fears) was a hit.
'The Rascals: Anthology (1965-1972)', a double-disc compilation, is released on Rhino Records.