Miss Universe 1960

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Miss Universe 1960
Date 9 July 1960
Presenters Charles Collingwood
Venue Miami Beach Auditorium , Miami Beach, Florida, USA
Entrants 43
Placements 15
Debuts Jordan, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia
Withdraws Guatemala, Hawaii, Mexico, Poland, Thailand, Turkey
Returns Chile, Finland, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Morocco, New Zealand, Paraguay, South Africa, Suriname, Switzerland, Venezuela
Winner Linda Bement
Congeniality Myint Myint May
Judy Rebecca Fletcher
Photogenic Daniela Bianchi
Participating Nations and Results

Miss Universe 1960, the 9th Miss Universe pageant, took place on 9 July 1960 at the Miami Beach Auditorium in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. It was won by 18-year-old Linda Bement of USA. She was crowned by Akiko Kojima of Japan.



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

Special awards[edit]

Award Contestant
Miss Congeniality
Miss Photogenic

^ Miss Universe and Miss USA were held jointly, and candidates from both of them were eligible for the special awards.

Panel of Judges[edit]




  •  Denmark (Antje Moller) was only 16 years old and had to be replaced by Lizzie Ellinor Hess.

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