Longtime San Antonio disk jockey Bruce Hathaway is born to Wilbur and Florence Hathaway of 603 Bandera Road. (right)
The Beach Boys perform at Municipal Auditorium. Opening acts are San Antonio favorites Rene & Rene and a band from Detroit known as the Bob Seger System.
After being holed up at the Hilton Palacio del Rio for nearly a month waiting on a judge to rule on his trade from the Virginia Squires, George Gervin plays his first game as a San Antonio Spur at HemisFair Arena against the Utah Stars. Gervin started slowly, scoring only 12 points on 5-for-16 shooting from the field in San Antonio’s 86-83 loss to Stars in his first game.