Cardona, Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Martinez
Born: Jul 19, 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.
1941 - Born Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Marinez Cardona in El Paso, Texas on July 19th. Vikki Carr, a platinum-selling artist, has performed for five presidents, the Queen of England and sold-out audiences worldwide.
1961 - She launched her career as a recording artist with the hit song "He's a Rebel". It was soon followed by another hit single, "It Must Be Him", which was later featured in the movie "Moonstruck".
1972 - He appeared in the movie "The Gore Gore Girls".
- Always proud of her Mexican heritage, Carr persuaded her record company to allow her to record a Spanish-language album.
1981 - She received her Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1985 - She won Grammy's for Best Mexican-American performance for "Simplemente Mujer".
1992 - She won Grammy's Best Latin Pop Album, "Cosas del Amor".
1993 - Married Dr. Pedro De Leon on June 15th.
1995 - Another Grammy for Best Mexican-American Performance, Vocal or Instrumental for "Recuerdo a Javier Solis".
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