Miss Universe 1965

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Miss Universe 1965
Miss Universe 1965 Map.PNG
Miss Universe 1965 participating nations and results
Date 24 July 1965
Presenters Jack Linkletter
Venue Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Broadcaster CBS
Entrants 57
Placements 15
Debuts Bermuda
Winner Apasra Hongsakula
← 1964
1966 →

Miss Universe 1965, the 14th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 24 July 1965 at the Miami Beach Auditorium in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. Apasra Hongsakula of Thailand was crowned by Corinna Tsopei of Greece. Miss India 1965, Persis Khambatta, did not place but went on to make her name in Bollywood as well as in Hollywood, in such roles as the beautiful bald-headed Lieutenant Ilia in the 1979 feature film Star Trek: The Motion Picture. She died of a heart attack in India in 1998 at the age of 49. She was a presentor, together with co-star William Shatner, at the 52nd Academy Awards in 1980 which was hosted by the late Johnny Carson.



Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1965
1st runner-up
  •  Finland - Virpi Liisa Miettinen
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up