- Shelly Moore, 18, of Tenn, crowned 15th Miss Teen USA
- Souhane massacre in Algeria; over 60 people are killed and 15 kidnapped.
- Norris Bradbury, American physicist (b. 1909)
Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 1 month and 12 days
Leap Year: No
- #1 Song: I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans Featuring 112
- #1 Song: Men in Black - Will Smith