Miss Universe 1960

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Miss Universe 1960
Date 9 July 1960
Presenters Charles Collingwood
Venue Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Entrants 43
Placements 15
Debuts Jordan, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia
Withdrawals Guatemala, Hawaii, Mexico, Poland, Thailand, Turkey
Returns Chile, Finland, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Morocco, New Zealand, Paraguay, South Africa, Surinam, Switzerland, Venezuela
Winner Linda Bement
← 1959
1961 →

Miss Universe 1960, the 9th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 9 July 1960 at the Miami Beach Auditorium in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. Linda Bement of USA became the third American to win the crown and was handed over the title by Akiko Kojima of Japan.


Miss Universe 1960 participating nations and results


Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1960
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
  •  Spain - María Teresa del Río




  •  Denmark (Antje Moller) was only 16 years old and had to be replaced by Lizzie Ellinor Hess.


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