SL Benfica recorded the biggest aggregate victory in European Cup history by beating CS Stade Dudelange 18–0 in the preliminary round (8–0 away and 10–0 at home).
• SL Benfica and Portugal legend Eusébio wins the Ballon d'Or ahead of Giacinto Facchetti and Luis Suárez.
• Gary Player becomes the third golfer in history to win all four professional majors.
• The largest assembly of statesmen in the world attend Sir Winston Churchill's funeral in London.
• The Sound of Music film, derived from the Broadway musical of the same name, premieres in New York.