Miss Universe 1954

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Miss Universe 1954
Date 24 July 1954
Presenters Bob Russell
Venue Long Beach Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, California, United States
Entrants 33
Placements 16
Debuts Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, West Indies
Withdrawals Austria, Denmark, Hawaii, South Africa, Switzerland, Turkey, Venezuela
Returns Chile, Cuba, Hong Kong, Israel
Winner Miriam Stevenson
← 1953
1955 →

Miss Universe 1954, the 3rd Miss Universe pageant, was held on 24 July 1954 at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, USA.[1] They had 33 young ladies in the competition. Miss USA 21-year-old Miriam Stevenson won the competition. She became the first American to win the Miss Universe competition and the first one to be crowned by the outgoing Miss Universe, Miss Universe 1953, Christiane Martel of France.


Miss Universe 1954 participating nations and results


Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1954
1st Runner-up
2nd Runner-up
3rd Runner-up
4th Runner-up
  •  Sweden - Ragnhild Olausson





Last competed in 1952:


Did not compete[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Facts on File Yearbook". Volume 14. Facts on File News Services. 1955. p. 256. Retrieved 18 May 2016.  (subscription required)
  2. ^ "Veja". Issues 1113-1119. Editora Abril. 1990. p. 12. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 

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