Singapore became the 104th member of  the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and  the World Bank on 3 August 1966. Singapore had also previously benefitted from loans provided by the World Bank for two major projects: the loan for the construction of the first phase of the Pasir Panjang 'B' Power Station was approved on 16 May 1963, and the loan for the Johor River Water Project was granted on 2 March 1965.




Mr. Jek Yuen Thong, Minister for Culture, at the opening of the Kreta Ayer People's Theatre at Panda Hill on 16 May 1971.



As for Geylang Lor 1 Bus Terminal, it started off as a small terminus for City Shuttle Service (CSS) since the start of its operations on 16 May 1975, before it was expanded to include SBS buses terminating at this terminal.