- 15th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Simon Hobday
- FIFA World Cup: Romania eliminates Argentina 3-2
- Tammie Green wins Youngstown-Warren LPGA Golf Classic
- The deadliest day in Texas traffic history, according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Forty six people were killed in crashes.
- Felix Kelly, artist, dies at 80
- Harry Ebbeling, PC-corrector, dies at 54
Lewis Alan "Lew" Hoad, tennis star (Wimbledon 1953, 56), dies of a heart attack at 59
- Pieter Hennipman, Dutch economist, dies at 85