- Average US yearly income was $5,807
- Gas cost $.29.
- Average US house was $12,650.
- Average UK house was £3,160.
- US President Kennedy assassinated.
- South Korea returns to civilian rule.
- UK experiences the Profuma Crisis when War Minister learned having an affair with woman who was also dating a Soviet official.
- US nuclear submarine Thresher sinks in the Atlantic.
- US and USSR establish the hot line
- Martin Luther King, jr. delivers the 'I have a dream' speech.
- Independence: Kenya from the UK.
- Alcatraz is closed.
- Zip codes go into effect.
- Touch tone phones introduced.
- Lava Lamps go on sale.
- James Bond learns being From Russia, With Love isn't without danger.
- Sidney Poitier helped us build a 'shappel' (chapel) in Lilies of the Field.
- The Birds were looked at quite differently after Tippi Hedren came for a visit.