She drove a red porsche
Had a shoe collection
Lived next door to her parents
Her favorite color was purple
Set an attendance-record on the Houston Astrodome on a Sunday-matinée show
She designed her own clothes
Had two boutiques, one in San Antonio and one in Corpus Christi
Attended Oran M. Roberts Elementary School.
Attended West Oso Junior High in Corpus Christi, Texas until she was 13
Liked to eat at Pizza Hut. She would usually order a double pepperoni pizza.
She was born in Freeport Community Hospital in Brazosport, Texas.
Took correspondence classes at American School in Chicago. Graduated with a GED
Her favorite restaurant was Olive Garden. She once paid a tab in a restaurant for an old woman who was dining alone. She felt sorry for the woman and gave her cake to take home
Favorite drink was Coke
Favorite lip color was the now discontinued "Brick" from Chanel
While growing up, she had a chicken named April.
Took college correspondence courses at Pacific Western University in California
After her death, a public viewing took place in Bayfront Plaza Convention, where over 30,000-50,000 mourners attended to pay their respects for the late Tejano star
Is buried at the Seaside Memorial Park next to a Mesquite tree
Her first car, a BMW, was stolen and dumped into the ocean
Loved tobogganing, para-sailing, and motorcycle riding
Began designing clothes at age 10 or 11
Her favorite Mexican restaurant was the Rosita's
Had been accepted to the Louisiana State University
In 1994, Coca Cola made a special Coke bottle in honor of Selena's 5 years with them
Once went bungee-jumping on a dare
Was in the 1999 Guinness Book of Records as "Most Dominating Artist"
Received "Key of the City" in Houston on April 16, 1994. It was proclaimed Selena Day
Loved the music of Gloria Estefan, Madonna
, Whitney Houston
, Mariah Carey
, Luis Enrique, The Barrio Boys, Emilio, Roberto Pulido, La Mafia, Amanda Miguel, Rocio Durcal, and Mexican singers Maria Mendoza, Lola Beltran, and Lucha Villa
As a child, she loved Donna Summer
, R&B duo "A Taste of Honey", and rock group Air Supply
Was a huge fan of Bonnie Raitt, Garth Brooks
and Janet Jackson
Favorite perfume was Boucheron
Her final performance was March 19, 1995 in Chicago
As a teenager Selena's favorite TV show was the 80's hit 'Moonlighting' which starred Bruce Willis
and Cybil Shepard
Loved to shop at Wal-Mart and Pay Less Shoes.
She never refused to sign an autograph
Loved tacos from Jack In The Box when she was touring. In the early days, Jack In The Box was her family's favorite fast food restaurant
The Selena Foundation was established in May 1995 by Selena's family. The foundation is a charitable organization with its primary mission of helping children in crisis. The foundation is also involved with the needs of the poor, elderly, and other organizations with regards to improving equipment in local public schools.
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