The Clovers hit #1 on the R&B chart with "Don't You Know I Love You" and "Fool, Fool, Fool".
Country singer Patsy Cline is killed in a plane crash at the height of her career. Over 25,000 people attended the singer's funeral.
Number of British singles in 'Billboard's' Top 100: 13
"Long Live Our Love" by the Shangri-Las charts at #33.
Muddy Waters records the album Electric Mud for the Concept Label.
Syd Nathan dies of heart disease in Miami Beach, Florida.
Al Stewart hits #8 in the US with "Year of the Cat", which is produced by Alan Parsons.
"Billie Jean," the second single from Michael Jackson's 'Thriller,' tops the singles charts for the first of seven weeks.
Soft Cell hits #25 in the UK with "Numbers/Barriers".
David Foster hits #85 with "Winter Games".