US Vice President Spiro Agnew says reports he took kickbacks are "damned lies" from government contracts in Maryland. Vowed not to resign.
- Scott Stapp, American singer (Creed)
- Senta Moses, American actress
- Shane Lee, cricket all-rounder (NSW & Somerset, Australian ODI 1995-)
- Vilhelm Moberg, Swedish author (The Emigrants) and historian, dies at 74