Facts Miss Universe!

California55 years

As well as Brazil and the USA in the 50s and 60s, Sweden was one of the world theatrical beauty contests. In 1955, the Scandinavian nation was the world title.

long beach 58 years

It is strange that Dutch Guiana – modern Suriname (South America) – was one of the 15 semi-finalists, but was not included in the list of five finalists.

Miami '61

Miss Universe 1961 Marlene Schmidt was born in the former East Germany, but she moved to West Germany in the search for peace and political opportunities. She is the first and only German who won an international award.

America 65 years

After winning the competition Aspara Hansakula (Thailand) went on a world tour, stopping in the US, Asia and Latin America. Dark-eyed girl – the most famous beauty queen in Thailand.

Florida '66

Inspired by the victory Hansakuly, representative of Thailand Zheranum Savettanum became the second prize-winner.

Miami '71

Miss Universe Georgina Ryzk Lebanon, a native of Beirut, was one of the first Miss Universe, which is a & # 39 appeared on a national postage stamp. She, who participated in the "Miss World", about five feet high by seven centimeters (it is higher than that of Grace Kelly, Princess of Monaco), weighs 121 pounds and measures 35-25-35. In addition, the Miss Universe Lebanon has four foreign languages.

Salvador 75 years

One of the most famous archaeological treasures of Central America, Tazumal pyramid was chosen organization "Miss Universe" as a symbol of the 23rd Miss Universe 1975 in San Salvador (El Salvador).

Acapulco 78 years

Devi Sukarno, the former st lady of Indonesia, was one of the international judges, along with Mario Moreno Kantynflasam (Mexican actor), Ursula Andrassy (Swedish actress) and other well-known celebrities. Devi was the wife of the former dictator Ahmed Sukarno. one of the most brutal rulers of the XX century.

Perth '79

Before Bafutatsvana international sanctions, it has not been recognized by the O & # 39; the United Nations and Washington, sent a representative to Australia to the site of the beauty contest. Unfortunately, delegatka Bofutatsvany Alina Mokettse, black girl, was not included in the list of 12 semifinalists. As Transcom, Wendy and Chisko, Bofutatsvana was founded by the former South African apartheid regime.

Perth'79 and Paradise Island & # 39; 09

Venezuela is often seen as a model for the competition Miss Miss Universe on Earth. In 1979, the representative of Venezuela Maritza Sayalera was selected MU in Oceania. In August 2009, it is a rich oil country became the first country, which won the final of the "Miss Universe". Between 1979 and 2009, the Latin nation won six world crowns: Australia 79, New York 81, Panama & # 39; 86, Las Vegas & # 39; 96, in & # 39; etnam & # 39; 08 and the paradise island & # 39; 09.

NY '81

18-year-old Venezuela Irene Saez Conde did not learn English until he was awarded the "Miss Universe" in the US in July 1981. In the course management, under the watchful eye of her Professor Joseph Nasif she learned to speak English very well.

Panama City '86

Miss Denmark Helena Christensen, who not only mentioned in the Panamanian press, not even passed the semi-finals of the contest "Miss Universe Panama & # 39; 86", but after seven years, it is half the Peruvians, has become one of the world's best super-models 90 ies, as well as names such as Cindy Crawford, Tyra Banks and Naomi Campbell.


Four beauty queens from Asia – Thailand (Porntip Nakhirunkanok), South Korea (Yunjung Chang), Japan (Mizuho Sakaguchi) and Hong Kong (Pauline Yeung) – among the five finalists. In this edition of Miss Thailand was crowned "Miss Universe" in 1988. In addition to winning the trophy universal, she also received the "Best National Costume". In Taiwan Nahirunkanok finished a three-year dominance in Latin America, the international competition. In the past three competitions won Deborah Carthy-De (Puerto Rico / 1985), Barbara Palacios (Venezuela / 1986) and Cecilia Bolok (Chile / 1987). Mexico Amanda Olivares was the one who challenged the top of Asia: it has taken the third place in the global competition.

Cancun89 years

After the fall of the contest "Miss World" in Spain / United Kingdom Angela Visser, Miss Holland, it became the "Miss Universe" in Cancun. According to experts of "Miss Universe", blue-eyed woman, ex-madelerka from Rotterdam was one of the most beautiful beauty queens of the twentieth century.

Las Vegas, NV '91

The representative of Ireland Sioban MakKlafertsi, 20-year-old housewife, was not included in the list of 10 semifinalists, but won the "Miss photogenic". Miss Ireland Universe, blue-eyed girl who took 19th place (swimsuit: 8.08 points / interview & # 39; w: 8.88 / evening gown: 8.44) at the international competition in Nevada. It is interesting that she came to victory in the 1990 "Miss World" – MU rival – in the UK.

Bangkok '92

Suriname – galandskamovnaya the only republic in the Americas – ranked last: 78th.

Taylanda92 from Manila to & # 39; 94

Until 1994 Miss Colombia the third year in a row is located on the second place. Unfortunately, the South American country has not won MU trophy in 51 years!

Las Vegas, '96

In previous entries Miss India received the highest score in the interview & # 39; w: 9.48 points, ahead of Venezuela (9.43), the US (9.37), Peru (9.36), Chile (9.28), Salvador (9.26), Trinidad and Tobago (9.23)) and Norway (9.19). Contestant India Sandhu & # 39; I Chyb entered the top ten, but did not become one of the finalists.

Trinidad Tobago & # 39; 99

AFRICA Bostvana – a little-known country, which has never won a beauty contest and won a worldwide competition in the Caribbean. The first time since Namibia (1992), a little-known nation has won a prize.

Los Angeles '06

This year, Puerto Rico won the fourth award "Miss Universe" after finishing second in the 2005 "Miss Universe" in Bangkok, Thailand. On the island, a series of celebrations, after Zuleika Rivera received in North America, the universal title.

paradise island '09

According to the ME experts, Miss France, Chloe Mort, was the favorite, which was preceded by a contest to win MU title in the Bahamas, ahead of Rachel Ann Finch (Australia), Ada Aimee de la Cruz (Dominican Republic), Iveta Lutokskuyu (Czech Republic)), and China (Wang Jungyao). Surprisingly, it is, the double French-American citizen, was not included in the top 5 and took the sixth place. French Mort was the first black, who was named a favorite since the days Vanessa Mendoza, Miss Colombia, in 2002.