- 4th American Comedy Award: "When Harry Met Sally"
- Ice Dance Championship at Halifax won by Klimova & Ponomarenko (Soviet Union)
- Ice Pairs Championship at Halifax won by Gordeeva & Grinkov (URS)
- Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Halifax won by Jill Trenary (USA)
- Men's Figure Skating Championship in Halifax won by Kurt Browning (CAN)
- Prosper Avril resigns as President of Haiti
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Day of the Week: Saturday