Miss Universe 1960

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Miss Universe 1960
Miss Universe 1960 opening titles.jpg
Date9 July 1960
PresentersCharles Collingwood
VenueMiami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Entrants43
Placements15
Debuts
Withdrawals
Returns
WinnerLinda Bement
 United States
CongenialityMyint Myint May
 Burma
PhotogenicDaniela Bianchi
 Italy
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1961 →

Miss Universe 1960, the 9th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 9 July 1960 at the Miami Beach Auditorium in Miami Beach, Florida, United States. Linda Bement of United States became the third American to win the crown and was handed over the title by Akiko Kojima of Japan.

Results[edit]

Miss Universe 1960 participating nations and results

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1960
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
3rd Runner-up
4th Runner-up
  •  Spain – María Teresa del Río
Top 15

Contestants[edit]

Notes[edit]

Replacement[edit]

  •  Denmark — Antje Moller was disqualified at 16 years old and was replaced by Lizzie Ellinor Hess.

Did not compete[edit]

Awards[edit]

General References[edit]

  • West, Donald (ed.). "Miss Universe 1960". pageantopolis.com. Retrieved November 21, 2018.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pageant Has Its Hassles". Reading Eagle. July 2, 1960. Retrieved 17 April 2016.