- Joanne Carner wins Colgate Triple Crown Match-Play Golf Championship
- Sweden outlaws aerosol sprays due to their harmful effect on the ozone layer, becoming the first nation to enact such a ban.
- Martin Schmitt, German ski jumper, born in Villingen-Schwenningen, West Germany
- Rob Bironas, American football player, born in Louisville, Kentucky
- Tim McCoy, American actor (Arizona Bound) and soldier, dies at 86