- "Bad Day" single is released by Daniel Powter, 1st song to sell 2 million digital copies in the US (Billboard Song of the Year 2006)
AMD files broad antitrust complaints against Intel Corporation in U.S. Federal District Court, alleging abuse of monopoly powers and antitrust violations.
- "The Young and The Restless" actress Melody Thomas Scott (49) weds supervising producer of the CBS daytime drama Edward J. Scott (60) for the second time in Las Vegas, Nevada
- Domino Harvey, English-born bounty hunter (b. 1969)
- Frank Harte, Traditional Irish Singer and song collector
- John T. Walton, American businessman (b. 1946)
- Ray Holmes, Battle of Britain veteran (b. 1914)
- Shelby Foote, American author and historian (b. 1917)