- Hugo Lacerda is born in El Salvador.
- Carson Moss is born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Double Agent (Version 2).)
- Norman Soth loses his American citizenship. Between now and 1981 he is a resident of Cambodia, Myanmar, Hong Kong and then Indonesia.
- Philip Masse is born.
- Suhadi Sadono is born.
- Anna Grímsdóttir is born in Boston, Massachusetts.
- B.J. Sykes is born in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Double Agent (Version 2).)
- East Timor declares independence from Portugal.
- Indonesian forces invade East Timor and declare it their own, renaming it Timor Timur. Records are sketchy but up to a quarter of a million Timorese civilians were killed over the next two decades in a "Campaign of Pacification," often with the covert support of U.S. intelligence.
- Douglas Shetland enters Alabama State University.