Who’s Selena Quintanilla?
Selena Quintanilla (1971-1995), one of the most celebrated Mexican-American music & entertainment icon, fashion trendsetter, a passionate entrepreneur, community philanthropist and entertainers in history and often named the “Queen of Tejano Music.”
Why Google Celebrating Selena Quintanilla?
Selena Quintanilla-Pérez (Spanish: [seˈlena kintaˈniʝa ˈpeɾes] or [seˈlena kintaˈniʎa ˈpeɾeθ]; born on April 16, 1971, and she wall murdered on March 31, 1995, and none of the dates match with this date, then why Google Dedicated a Doodle as they used to do it on Birth or Death Anniversaries of world-famous celebs and eminent international personalities.
Well, on this date Selena Quintanilla’s first studio album release, Selena; one that would lead to five more albums, the last of would be released posthumously and become her first No.1 on the Billboard 200.
“Bidi Bidi Bom Bom”, was a famous song of the late Tejano singer who’s left a lasting impression long after her untimely death.
Top 5 Unknown Facts about Selena Quintanilla
- Selena Quintanilla was a Mexican immigrant and raised by a single mom with modest resources.Her family members were part of her band and they now handle her fashion brands.
- Selena Quintanilla was gunned down by her own manager, Yolanda Saldívar on March 31, 1995.
- She a great philanthropist who raise thousands of dollars through charity concerts and football matches.
- She is considered “one of the most significant Mexican American singers of the end of the twentieth century”. People magazine named Selena one of the most intriguing people of the 20th century.
- Her legacy has been celebrated most famously by the 1997 movie, Selena, starring Jennifer Lopez, but also with murals, illustrations, wax figures, tribute concerts, apparel, and even some impressive lip art.
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