What Happened on February 23, 1981

Historical Events

Coup d'état

"Tejerazo" Spanish coup led by Civil Guard officer Lieutenant Colonel Antonio Tejero Molina fails after televised speech by King Juan Carlos I

  • People magazine features drug ordeal of Mackenzie & Papa John Phillips

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Tillman, American football cornerback, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Gareth Barry, English footballer (West Bromwich Albion F.C.), born in Hastings, United Kingdom

Josh GadJosh Gad (42 years old)

American stage (Book of Mormon), screen, and voice (Frozen - "Olaf") actor, born in Hollywood, Florida

Born in 1981

About February 23, 1981

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Love A Rainy Night - Eddie Rabbitt
  • UK #1 Song: Shaddap You Face - Joe Dolce Music Theatre