Actor Jackson Pinckney awarded $487,000 for being partially blinded by Jean-Claude Van Damme during filming of "Cyborg"
- Franziska van Almsick swims female record 200m freestyle (1:56.78)
- Tom Dolan swims world record 400m medley (4:12.30)
- Duccio Tessari, Italian director, dies of cancer at 67
- James Clavell, author/director (King Rat, Shogun), dies at 69
- Max Kaminsky, American jazz trumpeter and bandleader (Max Kaminsky Orchestra), dies at 85
- Nicky Hopkins, rock pianist (Rolling Stones), dies at 50
- Wolf Donner, Austrian movie historian/festival director, dies at 55