Miss America 1986

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Miss America 1986
Date September 14, 1985
Presenters Gary Collins
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster NBC
Winner Susan Akin
Mississippi Mississippi
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Miss America 1986, the 59th Miss America pageant, took place at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 14, 1985 and was broadcast on NBC Network.


Final results Contestant
Miss America 1986
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 10


Preliminary awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Lifestyle and Fitness
  • Indiana Indiana - Laurie Jean Broderick
  • Ohio Ohio - Suellen Cochran
  • Texas Texas - Jonna Fitzgerald



  1. ^ "Professor's computer picks Miss Mississippi". Wilmington Morning Star. Wilmington, NC. Associated Press. September 10, 1985. p. 1D. Retrieved August 19, 2015. 

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