80 years ago
On the radio
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, starring Louis Hector and Harry West, on MBS
Tonight's episode: The Hound of the Baskervilles, Part 3
60 years ago
The Canadian Overseas Telecommunication Corporation introduced international Telex to Canada in Montreal.
Northwestern 69 @ Kansas 87
Wilt Chamberlain made his debut with the University of Kansas by scoring a school-record 52 points to lead the Jayhawks over the Wildcats in Lawrence.
50 years ago
#1 single in Australia (Kent Music Report): No Milk Today--Herman's Hermits
#1 single in France: Les Playboys--Jacques Dutronc
#1 single in Italy (FIMI): Bang Bang--Equipe 84 (2nd week at #1)
#1 single in West Germany (Media Control): Bend It--Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich (5th week at #1)
#1 single in the Netherlands (De Nederlandse Top 40): No Milk Today--Herman's Hermits (3rd week at #1)
#1 single in the U.K. (New Musical Express): Green, Green Grass of Home--Tom Jones
#1 single in the U.S.A. (Billboard): Winchester Cathedral--The New Vaudeville Band
U.S.A. Top 10 (Cash Box)
1 You Keep Me Hangin' On--The Supremes
2 Good Vibrations--The Beach Boys
3 Winchester Cathedral--The New Vaudeville Band
4 Devil with a Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly--Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels
5 Poor Side of Town--Johnny Rivers
6 I'm Your Puppet--James and Bobby Purify
7 Mellow Yellow--Donovan
8 Lady Godiva--Peter and Gordon
9 Born Free--Roger Williams
10 Stop Stop Stop--The Hollies
Singles entering the chart were Try a Little Tenderness by Otis Redding (#71); Good Thing by Paul Revere and the Raiders (#72); I Fooled You This Time by Gene Chandler (#81); I'm a Believer by the Monkees (#82); Words of Love (#83)/Dancing in the Street (#89) by the Mamas and the Papas; 98.6 by Keith (#85); Going Nowhere by Los Bravos (#87); Alvin's Boo-Ga-Loo by Alvin Cash and the Registers (#88); If You Go Away by Damita Jo (#96); Living for You by Sonny and Cher (#98); Wedding Bell Blues by Laura Nyro (#99); Just One Smile by Gene Pitney (#100); and There's Something on Your Mind by Baby Ray (also #100).
U.S. President Lyndon Johnson and Mexican President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz met in Mexico to celebrate joint U.S.-Mexican construction of the Amistad Dam on the Rio Grande.
Southern California 90 @ California at Los Angeles 105
Lew Alcindor, making his debut with UCLA, scored a school-record 56 points to lead the Bruins over the Trojans at Pauley Pavilion.
40 years ago
#1 single in New Zealand: Howzat--Sherbet (2nd week at #1)
#1 single in West Germany (Media Control): Jeans On--David Dundas
#1 single in Switzerland: Daddy Cool--Boney M (8th week at #1)
25 years ago
Politics and government
Canadian Auditor General Denis Desautels issued his first Annual Report; he criticizes farm aid, Indian Affairs, and investment of government pension funds.
20 years ago
Former National Hockey League Players Association executive director Alan Eagleson was charged by Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Tornto with fraud and theft; he had been indicted in 1994 for racketeering and fraud.
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