Liverpool FC's triumph meant that Bob Paisley became the first, and to date only, coach to win three European Cups.
• Karl-Heinz Rummenigge tops an all-West German top three in the Ballon d'Or voting, ahead of Paul Breitner and Bernd Schuster.
• Swede Björn Borg wins the French Open, the last of his 11 Grand Slam tennis titles.
• Greece becomes the tenth member of the European Community, which later becomes known as the European Union.
• United States President Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II survive assassination attempts.