- Abu Nidal terrorists kill 9 on cruise ship City of Poros
British Open Golf, Royal Lytham & St. Annes: Seve Ballesteros wins 3rd Open title by 2 shots from Nick Price of Zimbabwe
- Shooting begins on Bond film "License to Kill"
- César Villaluz, Mexican footballer
- Nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43