- "Octopussy", 13th James Bond film, starring Roger Moore, Maud Adams and Louis Jourdan premieres in London
- 17th Music City News Country Awards: Marty Robbins & Roy Acuff
Betty White becomes 1st woman to win Outstanding Game Show Host at Daytime Emmy Awards for NBC's "Just Men"
- Bottle with note of June 9, 1910 found in Queensland
- Emmy 10th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 4th time
- Nicaragua expels 3 US diplomats
- Twins draft pitcher Tim Belcher #1
- Gemma Bissix, British actress