- 40th Grammy Awards: "Sunny Came Home" best song, Paula Cole best new artist
- Pamela Lee has husband Tommy Lee arrested on battery charges
- Switzerland's 1st legal brothel opens in Zurich
- Brendon Baerg, American actor
- B.A. Santamaria, Australian political activist and journalist, dies at 82
- Celestine Tate Harrington, a quadriplegic street musician and writer.
- Luigi Veronesi, Italian abstract artist (Campo Grafico), dies at 90
- Umberto Mastroianni, Italian sculptor, dies at 87