THAT WAS THEN...
EXPLORATION Alexey Leonov leaves his spacecraft Voskhod 2 for 12 minutes on March 18, and becomes the first man to walk in space.
DEATH The state funeral of Winston Churchill takes place at St Paul’s Cathedral in London on January 30.
MUSIC The Righteous Brothers ‘You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’’ reaches number one in the UK charts – and the Rolling Stones are fined £5 each for public urination.
FILM ‘The Sound of Music’, starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, is released on March 2.