Miss America 1976

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Miss America 1976
DateSeptember 6, 1975
PresentersBert Parks Phyllis George
VenueBoardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
WinnerTawny Godin
New York (state) New York
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Miss America 1976, the 49th Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 6, 1975 and broadcast on NBC.

The winner, Tawny Godin, representing New York, later became better known as Tawny Little, a television personality in Los Angeles who married actor John Schneider, star of the TV series The Dukes of Hazzard. She was the first woman with the title of Miss New York to take the crown, Bess Myerson having won the 1945 pageant entered as Miss New York City.



Final results Contestant
Miss America 1976
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 10


Preliminary awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Lifestyle and Fitness

Other awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Non-finalist Talent


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