John Lennon's political album "Sometime in NYC" released including the songs "Woman is the Nigger of the World", "Attica State" and "Luck of the Irish"
- Bounty Killer [Rodney Basil Price], Jamaican deejay, born in Trench Town, Kingston, Jamaica
- Inger Miller, American 100m runner, born in Los Angeles, California
- Nathalie Baudone, Rocurt Belgium, tennis star (3rd round 1995 US Open)
- Patrick van Diemen, Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht, NEC), born in Woerden, Netherlands
- Edmund Wilson, American writer (To the Finland station), dies at 79
- Saul David Alinsky, radical writer (John L Lewis), dies at 63