- John Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute
- Porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe
- Power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals
- Section 28 is passed as law by Parliament in the United Kingdom which prohibited the promotion of homosexuality. Repealed 2001/2004.
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