- 18th European Cup: Bayern Munich beats Atletico Madrid 4-0 at Brussels
- Symbionese Liberation Army shoot-out with Los Angeles police kills six SLA members in the gunfire and resulting fire. One of the largest police shootouts in US history, with more than 9,000 rounds fired.
- Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) explode four bombs in Republic of Ireland, killing 33 civilians, wounding 300 (highest number of casualties in a single incident during "The Troubles")
- Sendhil Ramamurthy, American actor
- Wiki González, Venezuelan baseball player
- Charles Braswell, American actor (Only Game in Town), dies at 49
- Ernest Nash, German-American photographer and archaeologist, dies at 75