The IBM Pavilion at the New York World's Fair closes, having hosted more than 10 million visitors during its two-year existence.
A 59-pound onboard IBM guidance computer is used on all Gemini flights, including the first spaceship rendezvous. The IBM 2361, the largest computer memory ever built, is shipped to the NASA Space Center in Houston. IBM scientists complete the most precise computation of the Moon's orbit and develop a fabrication technique to connect hundreds of circuits on a tiny silicon wafer.
IBM product launches include the IBM 1130, a low-cost, desk-size computer; the 2740 and 2741 typewriter communications terminals; and the 2321 data cell drive.
The first IBM-sponsored computer centers in European universities open in London, Copenhagen, and Pisa, Italy.
Science Research Associates Inc. operates the Rodman Job Corps Center as part of the U.S. "War on Poverty."