- -17] 3 Japanese kidnap French ambassador in Hague
- 1st broadcast of "The Rockford Files" on NBC-TV
- OPEC instructs its Secretary General to "carry out a study of supply and demand in relation to possible production controls"
- Phillies set NL record, using 27 players in a game, St Louis uses 24, tying record of 51. Phils win 7-3 in 17
- USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
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