This was 206th day of the year and 159 days remained in the year.
The Italian liner Andrea Doria sank after colliding with the Swedish ship Stockholm off the New England coast, killing 51 people.
The world's first test-tube baby, Louise Joy Brown, was born in Lancashire, England.
Soviet cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya became the first woman to walk in space.
The supersonic airliner Concorde crashed after takeoff outside Paris.
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