Born Today: October 21, 1925 - Celia Cruz

"Celia Cruz (October 21, 1925 – July 15, 2003) was an Afro-Cuban-American salsa singer who spent most of her career living in New Jersey, and working in the United States and several Latin American countries. Cruz was one of the most successful Cuban performers of the 20th century, with twenty-three gold albums to her name and has earned the moniker La guarachera de Cuba." Read all about it...

She was also a fabulous DRAG QUEEN!


  1. I was in NY during her funeral...quite a sight!

  2. I wonder what he looks like now if they were to dig him up. Phillis Diller perhaps?

  3. I remember hearing years ago about her packing coke under nails so she could snort it up on stage during a show. wattagal.