Selena Quintanilla

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  • Day Selena was born

    Day Selena was born
    Selena Quintanilla was born on April 16th of 1971 in Lake Jackson, texas. She attended Oran M. Roberts Elementary school. When she was 10 years old she became the leader of her dads band called Selena y Los Dinos.
  • Lake Jackson Texas

    Lake Jackson Texas
    Here is the house where Selena lived in.
  • Early Life

    Early Life
    Selena's dad started a band, "Selena y Los Dinos" which included Selena's siblings Suzette and Abraham.
  • Queen of Tejano

    Queen of Tejano
    Selena was considered the "Mexican Madonna" when she made a debut in the 80s, and she was considered "Queen of Tejano"
  • Popular

    Selena became super popular with her Tejano fans. She went to the Tejano Music Awards and she won the "Best Female Vocalist of the Year"
  • School

    When Selena was a teenager she attended American School of Correspondence in 1989.
  • Ven Conmigo

    Ven Conmigo
    In 1990 Selena released an album called Ven Conmigo that was her first Tejano album she ever released. She sold over 5000,000 copies.
  • Marriage

    On April 2, 1992 Selena took a break from music career to marry Chris Perez. Chris Perez was the lead guitarist of her band.
  • Grammy

    In 1993 Selena won a Grammy for being the best Mexican American artist when her album Live came out.
  • Tour

    In 1994 Selena went on tour in New York, Puerto Rico and Argentina. During that time another song called Amor Prohibido. Amor Prohibido also was another one of her songs that went golden.
  • Clothing

    In 1994 Selena started her own line of clothing. "Selena Etc." which was opened at Corpus Christi and San Antonio
  • Hall Of Fame

    Hall Of Fame
    In 1995 Selena was included into the "Billboard Latin music Hall of Fame"
  • Murdered

    Selena was murdered by Yolanda Saldívar. She was Tragically shot on her shoulder and died on the way to the hospital due to loss of blood.
  • Selena Quintanilla's Life

    Selena Quintanilla's Life
    In 1997 Selena Quintanilla's life has been the subject of the movie "Selena" starring Jennifer Lopez in the title role.