- Astronauts aboard "Discovery" pluck a 2nd satellite from orbit
- NASA launches NATO-3D
- Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.
- Lisa De Vanna, Australian female footballer
- Marija Šerifović, Serbian singer
- Cesar Climaco, Filipino politician (b. 1916)
- George Matthews, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73