John Lennon's political "Sometime in NYC" released including "Woman is the Nigger of the World" "Attica State" & "Luck of the Irish"
- Bounty Killer, Jamaican deejay
- Inger Miller, 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)
- Scott Dawes, Australian baseball catcher (Olympics 1996)
- Edmund Wilson, American writer (To the Finland station), dies at 79
- Saul David Alinsky, radical writer (John L Lewis), dies at 63