- "Fool Moon" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 207 performances
- Florida Marlins introduce their mascot "Billy"
- Pakistan all out 43 v West Indies, world one-day int record low
- Eddie Constantine, American singer and actor (Alphaville, License to Kill, Lucky Jo, It Lives Again), dies from a heart attack at 79
- Jan D Boeke, Dutch organist/conductor, dies
- Jean G H "Sjeng" Tans, Dutch PM (social dem, 1965-69), dies
- Mary Walter, Filipino actress (Shake, Rattle and Roll, Tatlo, Dalawa, Isa), dies at 80
- Toy Caldwell, American Southern-rock musician (Marshall Tucker Band), dies of cocaine induced cardio-respiratory failure at 45