Born On This Day: Selena Quintanilla

Happy Birthday to Mexican-American, Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla, who would have celebrated her 46th birthday today. 🎂🙂💜

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Two-day festival will honor Selena Quintanilla

March 31 will mark 20 years since Grammy Award-winning singer Selena Quintanilla’s tragic death. The City of Corpus Christi, TX plans to honor its most famous resident during a two-day festival April 17-18. Selena was born Apr. 16, 1971.

The ‘Fiesta de la Flor’ is named after one of Quintanilla’s hit songs, “Como La Flor.” The festival is expected to bring in about $1 million into the local economy.