Miss Universe 1969

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Miss Universe 1969
Miss Universe 1969 Map.PNG
Miss Universe 1969 participating nations and results
Date 19 July 1969
Presenters Bob Barker, June Lockhart
Venue Miami Beach Auditorium, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Broadcaster CBS
Entrants 61
Placements 15
Withdrawals Haiti, Lebanon, Okinawa, South Africa, US Virgin Islands
Returns Surinam
Winner Gloria Diaz
Congeniality Zohra Boufaden
Best National Costume Sangduen Manwong
Photogenic Carole Robinson
 New Zealand
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Miss Universe 1969, the 18th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 19 July 1969 at the Miami Beach Auditorium in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. Gloria Diaz of the Philippines was crowned by Martha Vasconcellos of Brazil at the end of the event. Diaz became the first Filipino and third Asian to win the pageant beating 60 other contestants from all around the world.[1]



Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1969
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up



  1. ^ "Miss Philippines Wins Title of Miss Universe". The New York Times. July 20, 1969.