Category Archives: 1950’s

Pachuca Flyness: ORALE’!

This past week I learned about Pachuca’s, a word that apparently I’ve been mispronouncing for a few days now. Regardless Pachuca’s are the epitome of flyness, for the simple fact that their look is a direct challenge to the “machismo” prevalent in many Latino and Hispanic cultures. According to Wikipedia: A pachuca is the female counterpart, often idealized […]

Maria Felix aka “La Doña”

Maria Felix aka “La Doña” (Sonora, April 8, 1914—Mexico City, April 8, 2002) was the epic legend and goddess of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema. Felix was born in Álamos, Sonora, on April 8, 1914 to mother, Josefina Güereña and father, Bernardo Félix.  While certainly possessing the looks to be a major star, Felix […]