At Wimbledon finals, Roy Emerson of Australia defeats Fred Stolle, in the men's tennis singles and grabs the title. In the women's singles finals, Maria Bueno, defeats the defending champion Margaret Smith of Australia.
Donald Campbell sets a new world record over the sands of Lake Eyre in Australia. Campbell seated in his 'Bluebird' sets a speed record of 403 miles per hour and beats his father's record of 360 miles per hour. His wife hands him a toy before he begins his ride. Crowd gathered to watch the record setting. Cameraman records the event.
Surf Board Championship at Makha Beach in Hawaii. Scene of the beach. People walk on the beach with surf boards. Midget Farelly of Australia surfs. Two other contestants surf but fall in water. Joe Cabell of United States surfs and wins the championship.
Don Schollander sets new Olympic record for 100 meter free style swimming in Tokyo, Japan. Dawn Fraser of Australia wins gold medal in Women's 100 meter free style swimming. U.S. Jed Graef leads his teammates Gary Dilley and Bob Bennett in Men's 200 meter backstroke. Three U.S. flags hoisted. Winners on stand during medal ceremony.
North Vietnamese documentary propaganda film. North Vietnamese gun boats firing in a river. North Vietnamese antiaircraft guns firing. Wreckage of downed U.S. Navy airplane. Captured U.S. pilot under guard by armed North Vietnamese sailor. Viet Cong firing machine guns at American aircraft. A transport plane hit by gunfire and burning in flight. Armed American soldiers running from a crashed helicopter. American MPs in a jeep pass a cyclist on city street. President Lyndon Baines Johnson; Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara; Secretary of State, Dean Rusk; U.S. Air Force General Curtis Lemay. Dean Rusk and Robert McNamara meeting with Vietnamese officials.Vietnamese man looking through periscopic binoculars. The North Vietnamese flag. Waterfront with factory on shore and Junks in the water. A manufacturing complex. Harvester in farm. Vietnamese school girls dancing in school yard. Vietnamese gun crew at an antiaircraft gun. Vietnamese Navy gun crew on deck of a gunboat. Vietcong preparing booby traps. Viet Cong escorting South Vietnamese prisoner. Vietnamese paratroops. Headlines of American newspapers saying U.S. officials urge raids against North Vietnam. Map showing U.S. attacks on Vietnam. Map highlights date 30th July 1964 and Tau Chien. U.S. aircraft carriers and task force underway at sea. Map highlights Hanoi and date 1st August 1964. Map highlights 2nd August 1964. Guns on ships fired by gun crew. Battleship underway at sea. Map highlights date 3rd August 1964. Map highlights Gulf of Tonkin and date 4th August 1964. Officials in a meeting. U.S. President Lyndon B Johnson speaks at mike. Men under a plane parked on airfield. U.S. carrier underway at sea. Map highlights date 5th August 1964. Aircraft takes off from carrier to attack North Vietnam. Vietcong fire on U.S. planes overhead. Machine guns fired. Men fire guns from North Vietnamese torpedo boat. Torpedo boats and American destroyers in fight.
British fliers land in Melbourne, Australia. The British airmen CWA Scott and Tom Campbell Black land in Australia while flying in a race from England to Australia. Airplane lands on an airfield. People gather in a large number to greet them.