A package from the Unabomber Ted Kaczynski begins smoking in the cargo hold of a flight from Chicago to Washington, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.
- ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage
- British government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt, art advisor to the Queen, as 4th man in Soviet spy ring
- Iran cancels all contracts with U.S. oil companies
- Brett Lancaster, Australian cyclist
- Josemi, Spanish footballer