Miss America 1961

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Miss America 1961
Date September 10, 1960
Presenters Bert Parks
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster CBS
Entrants 54
Placements 10
Winner Nancy Fleming
Michigan Miss Michigan

Miss America 1961, the 34th Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 10, 1960, on CBS.

Results[edit]

  • Miss America 1961 Michigan Nancy Fleming (Miss Michigan)
  • First runner-up: California Suzanne Marie Reamo (Miss California)
  • Second runner-up: North Carolina Ann Farrington Herring (Miss North Carolina)
  • Third runner-up: Washington, D.C. Ruth Rea (Miss District of Columbia)
  • Fourth runner-up: Indiana Tommye Lou Glaze (Miss Indiana)
  • Top 10 finalists: Teresa Rinaldi (Miss Alabama), Marlene Rae Coleman (Miss Idaho), Brenda Corvo (Miss Massachusetts), Edith Sandra Browning (Miss South Carolina), Marian Faye Walker (Miss Utah)
  • Preliminary Talent Winners: Teresa Rinaldi (Miss Alabama)/Nancy Anne Fleming (Miss Michigan)(tied), Tommye Lou Glaze (Miss Indiana) & Marian Faye Walker (Miss Utah).
  • Preliminary Swimsuit winners: Ruth Rea (Miss District of Columbia), Nancy Anne Fleming (Miss Michigan) & Edith Sandra Browning (Miss South Carolina).
  • Miss Congeniality: Susan Jane Talbert (Miss New York).

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