Federal cars ordered to use unleaded gas. Monroe Avenue is converted to a pedestrian mall between Division and Market.

Miss United Fund. Teddy Hudson, lights the campaign torch. On Miracle Day, campaign chair asks all volunteers to devote their time all day long to campaign activities. Each Campaign Group Chair submits a promissory note as a "Pledge of Progress" in which they promise to bring in $290,000 by new campaign deadline. An emergency plea is issued to professionals to speed up individual pledges.