Miss America 1967

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Miss America 1967
DateSeptember 10, 1966
PresentersBert Parks
VenueBoardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
WinnerJane Anne Jayroe
Oklahoma Oklahoma
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Miss America 1967, the 40th Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 10, 1966[1]. It was televised in the United States on NBC.

Although an entry representing the city of Tulsa had been victorious in the 1926 pageant, Jane Anne Jayroe became the first woman with the title of Miss Oklahoma to win the crown.

Jayroe's unique performance in the talent competition had her conducting the Miss America orchestra while singing Len Barry hit "1-2-3." She later became an executive with Oklahoma's state tourism bureau and an Oklahoma City television news anchor.


Final results Contestant
Miss America 1967
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
  • Ohio Ohio - Sharon Phillian
4th runner-up
Top 10


Preliminary awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Lifestyle and Fitness

Other awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Miss Congeniality


  1. ^ Associated Press (1966-09-11). "Oklahoma Is Beauty Capital". Herald-Tribune. p. 1.

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