FC Porto's 1-0 first round second-leg success against AC Milan ended the Italian side's 20-year unbeaten home record in Europe.
• A double from West Germany's Horst Hrubesch defeats Belgium in the UEFA European Championship final.
• Larry Holmes stops Muhammad Ali, in his last world title bout, to retain the WBC heavyweight crown.
• A founder member of the Beatles, John Lennon is shot dead in New York by Mark David Chapman.
• Pac-Man, which eventually becomes the best-selling arcade game of all time, goes on sale in Japan.