51st US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Larry Mize chips-in from 140 feet for an improbable birdie 3 on the 2nd playoff hole to beat Greg Norman for his only major title
- Ahmed Salah wins 2nd World Cup marathon (2:10:55)
- CBS' premiere of fact-based World War II drama "Escape from Sobibor"
- Texaco files for bankruptcy
- Brendon Urie, American musician (Panic! at the Disco), born in St. George, Utah
- Brooklyn Decker, American fashion model (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit), born in Kettering, Ohio
- Ewan Calague, economist/statistician (Social Security) dies at 90
- Mike Von Erich, American wrestler