"Live & Let Die", 8th James Bond Film, 1st to star Roger Moore, also starring Jane Seymour, 1st released in the US
- John W Dean tells Watergate Committee about Nixon's "enemies list"
- The President of Uruguay dissolves Parliament and heads a coup d'état.
- Uruguay suspends constitution
- Heath Irwin, guard (New England Patriots)
- Jennifer Brundage, US softball infielder (Olympics-gold-96)
- Wendell Davis, cornerback (Dallas Cowboys)
- Earl Browder, leader US Communist Party (1930-45), dies at 82
- Ernest Truex, actor (Pop-Pete & Gladys, Mr Peepers), dies at 73