- Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) comes back from the dead on TV soap "Dallas"
- Joaquín Balaguers PRSC wins Dominican Rep parliamentary election
- South African President PW Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela
- The Seville Statement on Violence is adopted by an international meeting of scientists, convened by the Spanish National Commission for UNESCO, in Seville, Spain.
Day of the Week: Friday