Kagaz Ke Phool became India's first film in cinemascope.
Federation of Film Societies formed with Satyajit Ray as President and Smt. Indira Gandhi as Vice President.
Noor Jahan divorced her husband Shaukat Hussain and re-married to a young man Izaz Durrani.
Nutan tied knot with Rajnish Behl on 11th October.
Pather Panchali ran for over seven months at the Fifth Avenue Playhouse, New York and set a record for foreign films released in the United States.