Aston Villa FC claimed the European Cup on their first appearance in the competition thanks to Peter Withe's final winner against FC Bayern München.
• Italy win the FIFA World Cup for the third time thanks to a 3-1 final defeat of West Germany in Madrid.
• Keke Rosberg becomes the first Finn to win the Formula 1 Drivers' Championship.
• The first compact disc – a record of An Alpine Symphony by Richard Strauss – is pressed in Hannover, Germany.
• Prince William, second in line to the British throne, is born in London on 21 June.