British Prime Minister Edward Heath meets with Irish Prime Minister/Taoiseach Jack Lynch at Chequers in England to discuss the situation in Northern Ireland
- William Craig and Ian Paisley speak at a rally in Belfast before a crowd of approximately 20,000 people and call for the establishment of a 'third force' to defend 'Ulster'
- Anthony Goldwire, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
- Devang Gandhi, Indian Cricketer
- Dolores O’Riordan, Irish musician and singer-songwriter (The Cranberries, Zombie, Linger), born in Ballybricken, County Limerick, Ireland (d. 2018)
- Holli Rene Hyche, runner, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
- Kathy Wolfgramm, rocker (Jets)
- Pavel Patera, Kladno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep, Olympic gold 1998)