U.S. President: John F. Kennedy
Cost of Gas: $0.31/gallon
Top of the Charts:
- Elvis Presley - "Return to Sender"
- Ray Charles - "I Can't Stop Loving You"
- Book T. and the M.G.s - "Green Onions"
- Lawrence of Arabia
- The Longest Day
- The Music Man
- To Kill a Mockingbird
- Algeria gains its independence from France
- Cuban Missile Crisis occurs
- John Glenn becomes first astronaut to orbit Earth
- Marilyn Monroe dies at the age of 36
- Pope John XXIII holds the second Vatican council