Miss America 1958

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Miss America 1958
DateSeptember 7, 1957
PresentersBert Parks
VenueBoardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
BroadcasterCBS
Entrants51
Placements10
WinnerMarilyn Van Derbur
Colorado Colorado
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Miss America 1958, the 31st Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 7, 1957 on CBS.

The winner, Marilyn Van Derbur, who was a Phi Beta Kappa scholar at the University of Colorado, performed a medley of the songs "Tenderly" and "Tea for Two" on the organ during the talent competition. She later revealed it was the only thing she knew how to play.

Results[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss America 1958
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 10

Awards[edit]

Preliminary awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Lifestyle and Fitness
Talent

Other awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Miss Congeniality

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