- 7.7 Manjil-Rudbar Earthquake with hundreds of aftershocks hits Iran; killing about 50,000
- At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap and proclaims "I am a Yankee!"
- Little Richard gets a star on Hollywood's walk of fame
- NYC's Zodiac killer shoots 4th victim, Larry Parham
- Parliaments of W & E Germany recognize Oder-Neissegrens
- US House of Representatives votes 254-177 to stop US flag burning, doesn't pass
Day of the Week: Thursday