An American In Paris starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron with music by George Gershwin, premieres in London, soon to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.
The first colored telecast of a tennis match airs on NBC, when the Davis Cup occurred.
Professional hockey player Bobby Orr signs the first million contract in NHL history, a five year deal with the Boston Bruins.
French-American actor Charles Boyer, known for films Gaslight and Love Affair passes away at the age of 79.
Seal reaches No. 1 on the US singles chart for Kiss From A Rose, as heard in the Batman Forever movie.
The WB's drama series 7th Heaven premieres, starring Jessica Biel which ran for 11 seasons in total.
Guitarist Jimi Hendrix is named the greatest guitarist in Rock history according to the Rolling Stone Magazine.
Burger King agrees to buy donut chain of NHL star, Tim Hortons in a deal estimated at $11.4.
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