Armi Aavikko

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Armi Aavikko
Beauty pageant titleholder
Armi Aavikko photo taken in Heinola, July 8, 1989
Born (1958-09-01)September 1, 1958
Helsinki, Finland
Died January 2, 2002(2002-01-02) (aged 43)
Espoo, Finland
Hair color Blonde
Title(s) Miss Finland 1977

Armi Anja Orvokki Aavikko (September 1, 1958, Helsinki – January 2, 2002, Espoo) was a Finnish beauty queen and singer.

She was chosen as Miss Finland in 1977 and was best known for her duets with singer Danny.[1] She died on January 2, 2002 as a result of pneumonia. Aavikko achieved some posthumous fame in 2006 when the 1978 music video "I Wanna Love You Tender" featuring herself and Danny became an Internet phenomenon.[2]


  1. ^ "Armi täyttäisi tänään 50 Vuotta". Iltalehti (in Finnish). 1 September 2008. Retrieved 18 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Armi Aavikko In Memoriam

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