- Shirley MacLaine appeared on the cover of Look Magazine
- Nikita Kruschev arrived in the United States for his first visit to our country (see Eleanor Roosevelt's column on the subject)
- Groucho Marx was the guest on The Jack Paar Show (otherwise known as The Tonight Show)
- It was a Tuesday, just like today
And, in Boston, Massachusetts on that day:
- The Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 1-0 at Fenway Park
- Roberta and Leonard Faber celebrated the birth of their first son at Beth Israel Hospital (which is a major teaching hospital of Harvard University and, coincidentally, is the only hospital with its own facility inside Fenway Park).
Well, I've made it through 50 years. Let's see how it goes from here . . . .