- "Laserphonic Fantasy" premieres
- 116th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Swale wins in 2:27.2
- Cyndi Lauper gets her first US #1 hit with "Time After Time"
- Donald Duck's 50th birthday celebrated at Disneyland
- Jurgen Hingsen of West Germany sets record for decathlon, 8,798 pts
- NASA suffers a launch vehicle failure launching Intelsat 509
- Polygram's Hanover Germany plant produces its 10 millionth CD
Day of the Week: Saturday