- The Boeing 707 Jet Airliner comes into service.
- Fidel Castro comes to power in Cuba after Revolution.
- Mattel's Barbie Doll is launched.
- Two new members of the United States - Alaska becomes the 49th State, Hawaii the 50th State.
- The U.K. grants Cyprus its independence.
- NASA introduces America's first astronauts - John H. Glenn Jr, and Alan Shepard Jr.
- Direct Dial Payphones introduced in the UK.
- An International agreement is signed to preserve Antartica.
- Richard Nixon & Nikita Khrushchev have the famous "Kitchen Debate" on July 24th.
- Dalai Lama flees Tibet and obtains political asylum in India.
- "The Twilight Zone"
- "Some Like it Hot"
- "Ben Hur"
- "North by Northwest"
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