- Consumer Product Safety Comn bans "TRIS" flame-retardant
- German Federal Prosecutor Siegfried Buback and his driver are shot by two Red Army Faction members while waiting at a red light.
- Toronto Blue Jays 1st game, they beat Chicago 9-5
- Silvana Arias, Peruvian actress
Businessman Donald Trump (30) weds his first wife Czech model Ivana Zelníčková (28) at the Marble Collegiate Church in Manhattan, New York
- Jim Thompson, American author (The Killer Inside Me), dies at 70
- Siegfried Buback, German FR procureur-genl, murdered attorney-general