Forbes Richest List released, Bill Gates No. 1 with $75 billion, number of world's billionaires shrinks to 1,810
- Gene for grey hair (IRF4) discovery announced by Scientists from University College London in "Nature Communications"
- South Korean opposition MPs set a world record for longest filibuster - 9 days (192 hours) trying to block anti-terror bill
- Two Guatemalan military officers are convicted of sexual slavery during country's civil war - first ever prosecution of sexual slavery during an armed conflict
- Jim Kimsey, American co-founder of AOL, dies at 76
- Martha Wright, American actress and singer (South Pacific, The Martha Wright Show), dies at 92
- Tony Warren [Anthony McVay Simpson], actor and tv screenwriter (Coronation Street), dies at 79