• Short Summary

    MISS REITA FARIA OF INDIA WAS CHOSEN AS 'MISS WORLD' IN LONDON (THURSDAY). SHE IS?

  • Description

    MISS REITA FARIA OF INDIA WAS CHOSEN AS 'MISS WORLD' IN LONDON (THURSDAY). SHE IS THE FIRST INDIAN TO EVER HOLD THE TITLE.

    SIXTY ATTRACTIVE YOUNG WOMEN FROM MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD COMPETED IN THE CONTEST.

    MISS, FARIA, AGED 23 AND WITH MEASUREMENTS OF 35 INCHES, 24 INCHES AND 35 INCHES (89, 51 & 89 C.M.) HOPES TO BECOME A DOCTOR. SHE HAS PUBLICLY DISAPPROVED OF MINI SKIRTS.

    MISS YUGOSLAVIA, MISS MIKICA MARINOVIC, WAS THE FIRST CONTESTANT FROM A COMMUNIST NATION TO COMPETE IN THE MISS WORLD COMPETITION. SHE WAS PLACED SECOND.

    THIRD PLACE WENT TO MISS EFI PLUMBI, AGED 21, OF GREECE.

    MISS FARIA WON A PRIZE OF GBP2,500 STERLING, A YEAR'S TRAVEL, AND THE CHANGE OF SCREEN TESTS. THE CONTESTANTS WERE JUDGED FOR THEIR BEAUTY, POISE AND INTELLIGENCE.

    MISS MARINOVIC OF YUGOSLAVIA WON A CASH PRIZE OF GBP500 STERLING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAM1N604PUUH7OVSEUOAU7T80Z
    Media URN:
    VLVAM1N604PUUH7OVSEUOAU7T80Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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