February 23 - Dakota Fanning is born.
April 22 - Richard Nixon dies.
May 8 - George Peppard dies.
May 12 - Roy J. Plunkett dies.
May 23 - Star Trek: The Next Generation finale airs.
July 6 - Austin J. O'Dell is born.
July 8 - Robotrek is released in Japan, under the title Slapstick.
July 16 - Fragments of Shoemaker-Levy 9 slam into Jupiter.
August 11 - Peter Cushing dies.
November 28 - Jeffrey Dahmer dies.