Miss America Collection Unveiling At Holtzman Gallery The Miss America Organization and the Holtzman Gallery announced today the unveiling of the “Miss America Collection” this week in honor of the 95th anniversary of the Miss America Competition. The Miss America Collection consists of 82 portraits of former Miss Americas beginning with Margaret Gorman, Miss America […]
Pageant Winners > Miss Universe winners > Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2012 NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — In front of a worldwide audience of approximately 1 billion viewers, Miss USA, Olivia Culpo was crowned Miss Universe 2012 live from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The […]
Check your state’s pageant queen count When it comes to pageant power, three states have the winning edge – Texas and California – No surprise there! But New York has simply blown scepter out of their hands in recent years with three back-to-back victories at the Miss America pageant. South Carolina also has some major […]
Pageant Talents | Miss America Pageant Talents Here are the talents of all Miss America Pageant winners since the pageant added the talent competition in 1935. 2018: Cara Mund, Miss America 2018 (Miss North Dakota) choreographed and performed a jazz dance to Michael Jackson’s The Way You Make Me Feel 2017: Savvy Shields, Miss America 2016 (Miss Arkansas) […]
Kylene Barker, winner of the 1979 Miss America Pageant, was featured in ad campaign for Gillette during her reign. Everybody wins with Miss America in the Giant Gillette Giveaway. That’s right! You can’t lose! In fact, you’re already a winner with the four money-saving Gillette Product coupons. You also get three free changes to see […]
Here they are in all their glory… The unusual pageant talents used by Miss America Pageant winners in the ever-so-entertaining talent competition. 1990: Miss America 1990, Debbye Turner, performs “Flight of the Bumblebee” on the marimba. 1985: Future ESPN reporter Sharlene Wells, Miss Utah, wins the 1985 Miss America Pageant, performing on a Paraguayan harp […]
Parade magazine interviewed Academy award winning actress Halle Berry in August 1999. Berry had an impressive lists of pageant wins including her victories at the 1985 Miss Teen All American Pageant, 1986 Miss Ohio USA Pageant, her placement as the first runner-up at the 1986 Miss USA Pageant (Miss Texas, Christy Fichtner, won), and her […]
When beautiful Miss Virginia, Kylene Barker, won the 1979 Miss America Pageant, she stepped out of obscurity into the national limelight. “I find that people are more critical of me since I’ve become Miss America. They really expect me to be attractive because of my title. So I try to look my best at all […]
Phyllis George: Is Kentucky’s First Lady aiming to raise her son in the White House? In June 1981, People magazine ran an article on Phyllis George, the popular former Miss Texas who won the 1971 Miss America Pageant: “Phyllis George: Is Kentucky’s First Lady aiming to raise her son in the White House?”. In the […]
Outdoor introduced Miss America to America After Miss Texas, Shirley Cothran, won the 1975 Miss America Pageant, the Institute of Outdoor Advertising decided to run a marketing experiement on name recognition. They placed some 10,000 billboards of the new Miss America on display across the country in January and February of 1975. Prior to the […]
Why in the world would Miss America need braces? After winning the 1975 Miss America pageant, Texas’ Shirley Cothran was featured in a national ad campaign for the American Association of Orthodontists promoting the benefits of dental braces for adults.
When she walked away with the crown at the 1985 Miss America pageant, Sharlene Wells was featured in the popular Saturday Evening Post magazine. A Mormon Sunday school teacher who expressed her desire to remain a virgin until marriage, the new Miss America was an especially interesting contract to her predecessor, Vanessa Williams, who lost […]
After she won the 1988 Miss America Pageant performing an exotic Tahitian dance in the talent competition, Miss Michigan Kaye Lani Rafko became a hugely popular titleholder. She was featured in Shape magazine in April of her reign.
1972 Miss World USA Pageant winner Lynda Carter went on to star in television’s hit Wonder Woman series and was signed as the gorgeous spokesperson for Maybelline cosmetics
After Laura Martinez Herring, Miss Texas USA, became the first Hispanic to win the Miss USA Pageant, she married a European Count. Vanidades magazine ran an article discussing her fairly-tale wedding to Count Carl-Eduard von Bismarck-Schönhausen and subsequent new title of the Countess von Bismarck. The couple later divorced.
90th Anniversary of Miss America celebrated with Pageant returning to ABC Linwood, NJ – May 24, 2010 – The Miss America Organization (MAO) is proud to announce it has reached a multi-year deal with the ABC Television Network to return as their network television partner for the 2011 Miss America Pageant that will be presented […]
Miss World is the oldest international beauty pageant, which is first held in 1951. It was first started as the bikini festival contest. May 06, 2011 – Miss World is the oldest international beauty pageant, which is first held in 1951. It was first started as the bikini festival contest. Then first it was named […]
Miss Nebraska 2010 Teresa Scanlan from Gerig, Nebraska was crowned Miss America 2011 tonight at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The final night of the 90th Anniversary of the Miss America Pageant presented by DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse was broadcast live from Las Vegas on ABC.