- "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" opens at Shubert NYC for 225 performances
- 20th NYC Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil in 2:30:45
- 21st NYC Marathon won by Douglas Wakiihuri in 2:12:39
- 41st Formula One WDC: Ayrton Senna wins by seven points
- Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mazda Japan 133 Golf Classic
- Iraq says it is preparing for a "dangerous war"
- US Secretary of State James Baker visits American troops in Saudi Arabia
Day of the Week: Sunday