Celebrity Birthdays Today, April 16: Selena Quintanilla, Martin Lawrence, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Akon Thiam, Charles Chaplin
If you like Mexican music you probably know her because our Top#1 Famous Birthdays Today is for Selena Quintanilla. Born Selena Quintanilla-Pérez -she is also known simply as Selena-, she is one of the top best selling Latin artist in the 90’s. She was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, United States on April 16, 1971. Well, what to say? Selena Quintanilla singer was murdered at the age of 23 by Yolanda Saldivar, president of her fan club. Rest in Peace, Selena. We miss you.
[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Since I was small, when I was in school, I was a business girl. I would buy things to sell, gums for three cents, things like that.[/quote]
[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]Anywhere in the world you go, you find racism, discrimination. Not just in the United States, or in Texas. It’s very sad for me, but that’s the way it is. I can’t change the world by myself. I, being Hispanic, have also faced discrimination. But … the world keeps turning. Life is full of surprises. That’s all I will say.[/quote]
Also happy birthday for Martin Lawrence, actor who played the role as detective Marcus in Bad Boys. He was born in Germany in 1965. All the best for him too.
[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]ADD_CONTENT_HEREI’m most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He’s given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I’ll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do.[/quote]
[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]You can be cool and at the same time respect your woman, who will hopefully become your wife, who will hopefully become the mother of your kids. America needs to get back to family values.[/quote]
More famous birthdays today, April 16: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball player and all-time leading scorer in NBA history with 38,387 career points; Akon Thiam, hip-hop artist born in Senegal in 1973; and Charles Chaplin, legendary actor and director who starred and directed in The Great Dictator.
[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]A day without laughter is a day wasted.[/quote]
[quote align=”center” color=”#999999″]A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.[/quote]
What to say? I’m a true man, Mr. Chaplin. Have a nice day, dear friends. We are sure you deserve it.