Africa

Miss South Africa 1963 results: Yvonne Ficker crowns Louise Crous

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South African Pictorial held Miss South Africa in 1923, which was won by Doris Gwendoline Heliwell with W. J. van Blommestein and Marjorie Elizabeth Cowley as the respective first and second princesses. In 1943, Susie Smuts became the second woman to hold the title.

Norma Vorster won the first official Miss South Africa competition in 1956. It was open to white females only.

Oranje-Blanje-Blou
Oranje-Blanje-Blou
  • beauty pageant: Miss South Africa
  • edition: 8th
PLACEMENT19631962
2nd princessMaureen van NiekerkMadeleine Usher
1st princessJennifer SlaterEllen Liebenberg
Miss South AfricaLouise Crous
(Orange Free State)
Yvonne Ficker
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INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

  • beauty pageant: Miss World
  • edition: 13th
  • venue: Lyceum Ballroom, London, England, United Kingdom
  • date: November 7, 1963
  • candidates: 40
NAMEHOMETOWNAGERESULT
Louise CrousOrange Free State,
South Africa
21Miss World 1963
(unplaced)

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