- Real World: February 27. The 22nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, limiting presidents to two terms.
- Real World: September 1. The ANZUS Treaty (for mutual defense) is signed by the U.S., Australia and New Zealand.
- Real World: September 26. A "blue sun" is seen this day and for two days afterwards, caused by ash in the atmosphere from forest fires in British Columbia months prior.
- Superman (Films): The crystalline ship carrying baby Kal-El lands in a field near Smallville, Kansas, and is discovered by an elderly couple, the Kents. (Superman: The Movie)
New Fictional Works
Foundation by Isaac Asimov, Spartacus by Howard Fast, The Green Hills of Earth by Robert A. Heinlein, Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man, The African Queen, Alice in Wonderland, Angels in the Outfield, Best of the Badmen, Captain Horatio Hornblower, A Christmas Carol, The Day the Earth Stood Still, Flight to Mars, Ghost Ship, The Lost Continent, The Man from Planet X, Pandora and the Flying Dutchman, Superman and the Mole Men, The Thing from Another World, When Worlds Collide.
Notable Comic Books
Notable Television Series
- Continuing: Captain Video and His Video Rangers (Season 3), Space Patrol (Season 2), Tom Corbett, Space Cadet (Season 2).
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