- Hergé's Adventures of Tintin finishes its original run on United States TV.
- Hergé visits the United States for the first time. While there he meets real-life Native Americans which he depicted decades earlier in Tintin in America.
- Cigars of the Pharaoh is first translated and published in English now.
- Land of Black Gold is completely re-drawn bringing it up to date with political change by changing the setting from the British Mandate for Palestine with the fictional Arab state of Khemed.