- Algeria admitted as 109th member of UN
- North Korea reports 100% election turnout, miraculously 100% vote for the Workers' Party
- Spiegel scandal: Der Spiegel publishes article "Bedingt abwehrbereit" ("Conditionally prepared for defense") about NATO manoeuver called "Fallex 62", uncovering sorry state of West German army. Magazine soon accused of treason.
Day of the Week: Monday