Miss America 1958

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Miss America 1958
Date September 7, 1957
Presenters Bert Parks
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster CBS
Entrants 51
Placements 10
Winner Marilyn Van Derbur
Colorado Colorado

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
  • Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia - Jody Elizabeth Shattuck
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 10
Preliminary Talent Award
Preliminary Swimsuit Award
Miss Congeniality

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