New York’s 104-storey One World Trade Center officially opens 13 years after the September 11 attacks.
“Shakespeare in Love” directed by John Madden and starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes premieres in New York (Best Picture 1999).
Toronto Raptors basketball team beats the New Jersey Nets 94-79, and Vancouver Grizzlies thump the Portland Trail Blazers 92-80 on opening night; first games for Canada’s new NBA expansion teams.
“I Will Always Love You” single released by Whitney Houston (Billboard Song of the Year 1993).
Elvis Presley went on maneuvers for the first time with the US Army’s 32nd Tank Regiment near the German, Czech border.