- Concorde makes its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic (Washington, D.C. to Paris) in record-breaking time (3h33m).
- Turkey's state of siege ends (after 2½ years)
- Chris Small, Scottish snooker player
- David Richie, NFL nost tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
- Marty Casey, American singer (Lovehammers)
- Olga Vasdeki, Greek triple jumper
Anna Magnani, Italian actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle, Wild is the Wind), dies of pancreatic cancer at 65
- Anton Schnack, German writer/poet, dies at 81