- 37th Eurovision Song Contest: Linda Martin for Ireland wins singing "Why Me" in Malmo
- America Cup finals begin in San Diego
- Armenian forces capture Shusha, marking a major turning point in the Karabakh War.
- Final episode of "Golden Girls" airs on NBC-TV
- Michelle McLean, 19, of Namibia, crowned 41st Miss Universe
- Salem Village Witchcraft Victims' Memorial dedicated in Danvers (formally Salem Village) to mark 300 yr anniversary of trials
Day of the Week: Saturday