#Selena50: Tributes to the ‘Queen of Tejano’ pour in from Houstonians, worldwide

HOUSTON – Tribute posts flooded social media sites from users all over Houston and around the world on what would have been Selena’s 50th birthday.

With “#SelenaDay” and “Selena50″ trending, many users who remember her mainly for her music, her unique style, and influence in today’s music artists, while others credit her for her impact in the Mexican-American community in honor of National Selena Day, a Texas holiday declared by George W. Bush, who was governor at the time.

Read the tributes people on social media posted below:

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