The Polish Library in Paris organizes an exhibition “Kultura and its Circle 1946–1986”. Its catalogue, illustrated with many archive photographs, was issued over a year later and included essays by Krzysztof Pomian, Wojciech Karpiński, Ewa and Krzysztof Rutkowski, and Seweryn Blumsztajn.
The underground Tygodnik Mazowsze (Mazovian Weekly) prints an interview with Jerzy Giedroyc on the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Literary Institute. Exhibition of paintings by Józef Czapski at the Archdiocesan Museum in Warsaw. Witold Gombrowicz’s works, with some interference from the censor, are published in Kraków. The country’s national debt tops 31.2 billion dollars.
Reykjavík Summit between Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. Chernobyl nuclear disaster