- ESPN begins televising college world series games
- Mexican architect Luis Barragán is awarded architecture's Pritzker Prize at a ceremony at Dumbarton Oaks, Washington D.C.
- Micki Grant's musical "It's So Nice to Be Civilized" opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC; runs for 8 performances
- Lazaros Papadopoulos, Greek basketball player
- Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar (2013-present), born in Doha, Qatar
Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 43 years, 3 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes
- #1 Song: Funkytown - Lipps, Inc.
- #1 Song: Theme From M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless) - Mash