The winner of the 22nd Miss Universe contest, Maria Margatitu R. Moran of the Philippines,?
The winner of the 22nd Miss Universe contest, Maria Margatitu R. Moran of the Philippines, had breakfast in bed while talking to reporters on Sunday (July 22) the morning after her victory over 62 other beauties form around the world.
This year's contest was held in Athens, the first outside the United States. The judges included actress Lynn Redgrave and Ginger Rogers, actors Horst Bucholz and Jean-Pierre Aumont, ass well as an American basketball star, Walt Frazier.
The Miss Universe is 20 years old. She is 5 feet, 6 inches (2.25 metres), weight 116 pounds (52.6 kilos); her measurements are 36-23-36 inches (91-58-91 cms). She is a student from Mandaleyong. Her life's ambition, she told reporters, is to be "an international model". And her choice of the greatest person in the world alive today is President Richard Nixon.
Miss Moran also said she was very happy for the country and that she would return to school and also work as a model.