- "Me and The Chimp" an American TV sitcom last airs on CBS in the US
- American basketball player John Sebastian makes 63 consecutive free throws while blindfolded
- Pop rock band Looking Glass release their single "Brandy"
- Turner Stevenson, Canadian NHL right wing (Montreal Canadiens), born in Prince George, British Columbia
- Daniel Ray "Danny" Whitten, American musician & songwriter (Crazy Horse, Rod Stewart- "I Don't Want To Talk About It"), dies of a methaqualone overdose at 29
- Eero Sipilä, Finnish composer, dies at 53