- Belgium 3rd government of Martens forms
- China PR launch 1st intercontinental rocket
- Donna White wins LPGA Coca-Cola Golf Classic
- Fernando Belaunde Terry elected president of Peru
- Gwangju Massacre: Students in Gwangju, South Korea begin demonstrations, calling for democratic reforms.
- Mount St Helens blows its top in Washington State, 60 die
Day of the Week: Sunday