45th Academy Awards: "The Godfather", Marlon Brando & Liza Minnelli win. Marlon Brando then turns down the Oscar for best actor to protest Hollywood’s portrayal of Native Americans in film.
- Dennis Amiss out for 99 v Pakistan, 3rd 99 in Test Cricket
- Jerry Garcia (Grateful Dead) stopped for speeding and LSD possession
- Serge Tremblay, Canadian weightlifter (Olympics 1996), born in La Malbaie, Canada
- Boyan Georgiev Ikonomov, Bulgarian composer, dies at 72
Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No