The 16th Annual Emmy Awards were held at the Hollywood Palladium and at the Texas Pavilion at the New York World's Fair. The show was aired on NBC and winner included The Dick Van Dyke Show's Dick Van Dyke and Mary Tyler Moore.
"From Russia With Love" - the second James Bond film - premiered in theaters throughout the US.
The unmanned Apollo 2 Saturn launched into Earth's orbit to test the structural integrity of a boilerplate Command/Service Module.
A.J. Foyt won the 48th Indianapolis 500. It was the last race won by a front-engined roadster, as all races since have been won by rear-engined, formula-style cars.