16th Grammy Awards: Roberta Flack Best Record - "Killing Me Softly", Stevie Wonder Best Album - "Innervisions"
- 1st class postage raised to 10 cents from 8 cents
- Greg Chappell makes 247* v NZ, 410 minutes, 29 fours 1 six
- Martine Dessureault, 50m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
- Monika Niederstätter, Italian athlete
- Barbara Ruick, American actress and singer (Jerry Colonna Show), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 43
- Salvador Puig Antich, Spanish anarchist (b. 1948)