Miss Universe 1963

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

Miss Universe 1963, the 12th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 20 July 1963 at the Miami Beach Auditorium in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. It was won by 18-year-old Iêda Maria Vargas of Brazil. She was crowned by Norma Nolan of Argentina. This marks the first time that a Miss Universe titleholder marks the same as the 1962 World Cup champion.

Results[edit]

Placements[edit]

Final result Contestant
Miss Universe 1963
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
  •  Korea - Kim Myoung-ja
Top 15

Special awards[edit]

Award Contestant
Miss Congeniality
Miss Photogenic
Best National Costume

Panel of Judges[edit]

Contestants[edit]

External links[edit]