"Live & Let Die", 8th James Bond Film, 1st to star Roger Moore, also starring Jane Seymour, 1st released in the US
- John W Dean tells Watergate Committee about Nixon's "enemies list"
- Uruguayan president dissolves parliament and heads a coup d'état
- Heath Irwin, American football guard (New England Patriots), born in Boulder, Colorado
- Jennifer Brundage, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Orange, California
- Wendell Davis, American football cornerback (Dallas Cowboys), born in Wichita, Kansas
- Earl Browder, leader US Communist Party (1930-45), dies at 82