Sunday, August 16, 2009

miss universe 1957

Gladys Zender (C) being crowned by Ex-Miss Universe Carol Morris.

Miss USA 1957, Leona Gage qualified for the semi-finals of Miss Universe 1957. But, it was discovered that she was married and had two children. She was stripped of her crown and Charlotte Sheffield was awarded the title. She did not make the semi-finals. Argentina, Monica Lamas, who was 16th in the preliminary judging took the last semi-finals slot vacated by Gage.

1st runner-up Terezinha Morango BRAZIL
2nd runner-up Sonia Hamilton ENGLAND
3rd runner-up Ma. Rosa Gamio CUBA
4th runner-up Gerti Daub GERMANY
Martha Lehmann ALASKA
Hannerl Melcher AUSTRIA
Gloria Noakes CANADA
Ligia Karavia GREECE
Valeria Fabrizzi ITALY
Kyoko Otani JAPAN
Jacqueline Doreilla Bonilla MOROCCO
Inger Jonsson SWEDEN
Gabriela Pascal URUGUAY
Leona Gage USA (disqualified)
Monica Lamas ARGENTINA (enters the semi-finals after Miss USA is dusqualified)


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