Sunday, May 9, 2010

Miss Universe 1957 - Gladys Zender

The 6th Miss Universe pageant, Miss Universe 1957 was held in Long Beach, CaliforniaUSA for the 6th time. In this pageant thirty two contestants competed. Miss Peru, 17-year-old Gladys Zender won the competition.

Final resultsContestant
Miss Universe 1957
1st runner-up
  •  Brazil - Teresinha Gonçalves Morango
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
  •  Cuba - María Rosa Gamio Fernández
4th runner-up
Top 15

Miss USALeona Gage (MD), was announced as a semi-finalist, but she was ejected from the pageant the day before the final after it was discovered that she was married and the mother of two young children; Miss Argentina, Monica Lamas, who had placed 16th in the preliminary, took over the vacated spot.

Special Awards

Miss Congeniality
Miss Photogenic
Most Popular Girl in Parade


Did Not compete

 Australia (June Finlayson),
 Colombia (Yolanda Pulecio Vélez),
 Finland (Marita Lindahl)

Some Picturtes:


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