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Here’s Every Question You’ve Ever Had About Selena Quintanilla, Answered

It's been more than 20 years since legendary Tejano singer Selena Quintanilla was shot and killed, but people are still captivated by her story — and her untimely death. On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Google debuted their first-ever Selena Quintanilla Google Doodle, an animated singing cartoon of the late star designed to celebrate the life and legacy of one of Latin music's most formidable stars. Selena's first studio album, Selena, was released on Oct. 17, 1989 and would eventually lead to five more albums.

Perla Campos, Global Marketing Lead for Google Doodles and project manager for the Selena Quintanilla Google Doodle told Billboard, "I grew up as the daughter of a Mexican immigrant single mom living in a small (primarily white) town outside of Fort Worth, Texas." She continued, "There were always two women who taught me I could do anything and be anything I set my mind to: my mom and Selena. Selena has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember." Every question you've ever had about Selena is answered below — read on to learn more.

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