Top debuts on this week's chart include "Thank The Lord For The Night-Time" by Neil Diamond, which premiers at #77, "Out And About" by Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (who decided that besides writing hits for The Monkees, they may as well write some for themselves, too!), which premiers at #84, "Bluebird", the latest from Buffalo Springfield, which debuts at #87 and "Gentle On My Mind" by Glen Campbell, which premiers at #90.
The Who begin their first full-scale tour of the U.S. … as the opening act for Herman's Hermits!
Tommy Simpson, a British cyclist, died while competing in the Tour de France. Traces of amphetamine and cognac were found in his blood.