Miss Universe 1977

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Miss Universe 1977
Miss Universe 1977 contestants.jpg
Date 16 July 1977
Presenters Bob Barker, Helen O'Connell
Venue National Theater, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Broadcaster CBS
Entrants 80
Placements 12
Debuts Antigua, British Virgin Islands, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Réunion, St. Kitts, St. Lucia
Withdrawals Guatemala, Luxembourg, Turkey
Returns Belize, Haiti, Lebanon, Tahiti
Winner Janelle Commissiong
 Trinidad & Tobago
Congeniality Janelle Commissiong
 Trinidad and Tobago
Best National Costume Janelle Commissiong
 Trinidad and Tobago
Photogenic Janelle Commissiong
 Trinidad & Tobago
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Miss Universe 1977, the 26th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 16 July 1977 at the National Theater in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Janelle Commissiong of Trinidad & Tobago was crowned by Rina Messinger of Israel at the end of the event. She is the first Black woman to win the title, and the first Miss Universe in history to win all of the special awards.

Miss Universe was then owned by Gulf+Western Industries.



Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 1977
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 12


Miss Universe 1977 participating nations and results


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