- On December 20th, the application of the FGTS (Fundo de Garantia por Tempo de Serviço – Guarantee Fund for Time in Employment) is regulated by the president, Marshal Castelo Branco.

- Ex-political enemies Juscelino Kubitscheck and Carlos Larcerda become allies and found the Frente Ampla (Broad Front), aimed at reinstating presidential elections.

- In music, singer and songwriter Chico Buarque becomes nationally famous with the song “A Banda” (“The Band”).