- Radio Shack issues a press release introducing TRS-80 computer 25 existed, within weeks thousands were ordered
- United States Senate Hearing on MKULTRA.
- Óscar Pereiro, Spanish cyclist
Tom Brady, American football player (New England Patriots, 4 Super Bowls), born in San Mateo, California
- Tómas Lemarquis, Icelandic actor
- Alfred Lunt, American actor (The Guardsman, Sally of the Sawdust), dies at 83
- Makarios III, [Michail Mouskos], archbishop/pres (Cyprus), dies at 63