- "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," returns to NBC-TV
- "MacGyver" starring Richard Dean Anderson, debuts on ABC-TV
- 1st of 5 cyanide-laced Tylenol victims dies
- Deron Cherry, Kansas City vs Seattle, has 4 interceptions!
- Houston QB Warren Moon sacked NFL tying record 12 times (by Cowboys)
- Calvin Johnson, American College Football Hall of Fame wide receiver (Detroit Lions, 6-time Pro Bowl), born in Newnan, Georgia