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Miss Universe 1959 results: Luz Marina Zuluaga crowns Akiko Kojima in Long Beach, California

Akiko Kojima, Luz Marina Zuluaga
Akiko Kojima, Luz Marina Zuluaga
  • beauty pageant: Miss Universe
  • edition: 8th
  • venue: Long Beach Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, California, United States
  • date: July 24, 1959
  • host: Byron Palmer
  • broadcaster: KTTV
  • number of candidates: 34

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CANDIDATES

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SPECIAL AWARDS

  • Miss Friendship: Sodsai Vanijvadhana (Thailand)
  • Miss Photogenic: Pamela Anne Searle (England)
  • Miss Popular Girl: Oh Hyun Joo (Korea)

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TOP 15

  1. Hélène Savigny (Belgium)
  2. Vera Regina Ribeiro (Brazil)
  3. Olga Beatriz Pumajero Korkor (Colombia)
  4. Pamela Anne Searle (England)
  5. Françoise Saint-Laurent (France)
  6. Carmela Künzel (Germany)
  7. Zoitsa Kouroukli (Greece)
  8. Sigríður Þorvaldsdóttir (Iceland)
  9. Rina Issacov (Israel)
  10. Akiko Kojima (Japan)
  11. Oh Hyun Joo (Korea)
  12. Jorunn Kristjansen (Norway)
  13. Zuzanna Cembrzowska (Poland)
  14. Marie Louise Ekström (Sweden)
  15. Terry Lynn Huntingdon (USA)

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TOP 5

  1. Vera Regina Ribeiro (Brazil)
  2. Pamela Anne Searle (England)
  3. Akiko Kojima (Japan)
  4. Jorunn Kristjansen (Norway)
  5. Terry Lynn Huntingdon (USA)

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WINNERS

Vera Regina Ribeiro, Terry Lynn Huntingdon, Akiko Kojima, Jorunn Kristjansen, Pamela Anne Searle
Vera Regina Ribeiro, Terry Lynn Huntingdon, Akiko Kojima, Jorunn Kristjansen, Pamela Anne Searle
PLACEMENT 1958 1959
4th runner-upAlicja Bobrzowska 
(Poland)
Vera Regina Ribeiro 
(Brazil)
3rd runner-upEurlyne Howell 
(USA)
Pamela Anne Searle 
(England)
2nd runner-upGeri Hoo 
(Hawaii)
Terry Lynn Huntingdon 
(USA)
1st runner-upAdalgisa Colombo 
(Brazil)
Jorunn Kristjansen 
(Norway)
MISS UNIVERSELuz Marina Zuluaga 
(Colombia)
Akiko Kojima 
(Japan)

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