KENS Channel 5 begins broadcasting the new expanded half-hour CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite at 5:30 p.m. The CBS news will be followed by a half-hour local newscast with Jim Abbott, Dan Cook and Jerry Zimmerman.
Classes begin for the first time at the brand new 1604 campus of UTSA.
San Antonio’s newest high school, William Howard Taft High School opens on Farm Road 471 outside 1604 with 1,050 students and no seniors. Their mascot is the Raider with the school colors of red and white.