Miss Universe 1963

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Miss Universe 1963
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Miss Universe 1963 participating nations and results
Date 20 July 1963
Presenters Gene Rayburn
Venue Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, USA United States
Entrants 50
Placements 15
Debuts Bahamas, Curaçao, Okinawa, Trinidad
Withdrawals Benin, England, Haiti, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Malaysia, Taiwan, Tahiti, US Virgin Islands
Returns British Guiana, Denmark, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Surinam
Winner Iêda Maria Vargas
 Brazil
Congeniality Grace Taylor
 Scotland
Best National Costume Sherin Ibrahim
 Israel
Photogenic Marlene McKeown
 Ireland

Miss Universe 1963, the 12th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 20 July 1963 at the Miami Beach Auditorium in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. Iêda Maria Vargas of Brazil was crowned the winner by outgoing titleholder Norma Nolan of Argentina. This marks the first time that a Miss Universe titleholder marks the same placement as the 1962 World Cup champion. Fifty countries and territories participated.

Results[edit]

Placements[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1963
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
  •  Korea - Kim Myoung-ja
Semi-finalists

Contestants[edit]