- Phillip & Jay Kunz fly a kite a record 28,000 feet
Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland tells news reporters: "I am absolutely certain that whereas in 1965 the enemy was winning, today he is certainly losing."
- Kelly Wearstler [Gallagher], American interior designer and Playboy playmate (Sep, 1994), born in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
- Toshihiko Koga, Japanese Judoka
- Tripp Cromer, American baseball player, born in Lake City, North Carolina
- C. M. Eddy, Jr., American writer (b. 1896)
- Florence Reed, actress (Black Panther Club), dies after illness at 84