Autobiography by Erich Honecker, 1980 (Source: Dietz Verlag Berlin)
The autobiography of Erich Honecker is published in East Berlin. It says that the construction of the Wall had "rescued peace and laid the cornerstone for the continued prosperity of the German Democratic Republic."
The British publisher Robert Maxwell obtains the global distribution rights for his series "Leaders of the World".
The leader of the strike at the Gdansk shipyards, Lech Walesa, and the Polish Deputy Prime Minister Mieczyslaw Jagielski sign the "Gdansk Agreement".more