- Billy Preston charged with exhibiting pornography to a minor
- Carlos Santana pleads no contest to marijuana possession charge
- Gary Oldman, actor (State of Grace), arrested for drunk driving
- Shi'ite Muslims release British hostage John McCarthy
- The Warsaw radio mast, at one time the tallest construction ever built, collapses.
- With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)
Day of the Week: Thursday