Alan Price, keyboardist for the Animals, is born.
Bernie Worrel was born.
Charles Brown hits #4 on the R&B chart with "In the Evening When the Sun Goes Down".
Amos Milburn hits #3 on the R&B chart with "Let's Make Christmas Merry, Baby".
Pete Seeger leaves the Weavers after they record a commercial for Lucky Strikes cigarettes over his objections.
Fabian hits #9 with "Turn Me Loose".
Stuck On You (Elvis Presley) was a hit.
Brook Benton hits #1 on the R&B charts and #7 on the pop charts with the Mercury release of "Kiddio."
Tommy James and the Shondells hits #4 with "I Think We're Alone Now".
Jerry Butler hits #4 with "Only the Strong Survive".
ABC (The Jackson Five) was a hit.
Jud Strunk hits #14 with "Daisy A Day".
Al Stewart hits #30 in the US with 'Modern Times'.
AC/DC announces that Brian Johnson will replace Bon Scott.
Judas Priest hits #4 in the UK with 'British Steel'.
Billy Preston & Syreeta hits #4 with "With You I'm Born Again".
President Clinton returns to MTV for "MTV's Enough is Enough Forum With the President." The President talks with an audience of two hundred of 16 to 20 year-old and answers questions about the growing problem of violence in society.
The Winans release 'Tomorrow'.
Terrorism strikes in Oklahoma City when a truck bomb destroys the Murrah Federal Building.