Australian Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Helena Suková 6-7, 6-1, 6-3; continues streak of winning at least 1 major per year since 1973
- Europe & 64 developing countries sign Lome III treaty
- Badr Hari, Dutch kickboxer, Niall Brennan, Irish Legend.
- Greg Halford, English footballer
- Sam Hunt, American country pop singer (Take Your Time), born in Cedartown, Georgia
- Luther Adler, American actor (D.O.A., The Desert Fox), dies at 81
- Razzle, English Musician and drummer for Hanoi Rocks (b.1960)
- Robert Jay Mathews, White Nationalist (b. 1953)