- 1st NBA game at Market Square Arena - Pacers beat Spurs 129-121
- Andre van de Louw appointed Mayor of Rotterdam
Chicago Bull Nate Thurmond becomes 1st in NBA to complete a quadruple double-22 pts, 14 rebounds, 13 assists & 12 blocks
- Wings (Country Hams) release "Walking in the Park with Eloise"
- Peter Svensson, Swedish musician (The Cardigans)
- Robbie Savage, Welsh footballer
- Zhou Xun, Quzhou, Zhejiang, Chinese actress and singer (Suzhou River, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress)