- Politics - Helsinki convention on human rights adopted.
- Space Exploration - Viking I lands on Mars.
- Gymnastics - 14-year old Romanian Nadia Comaneci scores 5 perfect 10's at Montreal Olympics.
- Photography - Konica introduces automatic focus camera.
- Computing - Apple computers founded by Steve Jobs and Stephen Wozniak.
- Music - The Eagles become the first group to go platinum, with a million sales of their Greatest Hits LP.
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