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Miss Universe 1955

1955 July 22

Long Beach, California, U.S.A.
33 entries

Results
Sweden  Hillevi Rombin
El Salvador  Maribel Arrieta Gálvez
Ceylon  Maureen Neliya Hingert
Germany  Margit Nünke (winner Europe '56)
Japan  Keiko Takahashi

Semi-finalists
Argentina  Hilda Isabel Sarli
Belgium  Nicole De Meyer
Brazil  Emília Barreto
Corrêa Lima
Canada  Cathy Diggles
England  Margaret Rowe
Guatemala  Maria del Rosario Molina Chacón
Honduras  Pastora Pagán Valenzuela  (World '55)
Norway  Solveig Borstad
U.S.A.  Carlene King Johnson
Venezuela  Carmen Susana Duijm Zubillaga (winner World '55)

Remainder
Alaska  Lorna McLeod
Chile  Rosa Merello Catalán de Sidgman
Costa Rica  Clemencia Martínez de Montis
Cuba  Gilda Marín (3rd RU World '55)
Ecuador  Leonor Carcache Rodríguez
Finland  Sirkku Talja
France  Claudie Petit
Greece  Sonia Zoidou
Israel  Ilana Carmel
Italy  Elena Fancera
Korea  Kim Mee-chong
Lebanon  Hanya Beydoun
Mexico  Yolanda Mayen
Nicaragua  Rosa Argentina Lacayo
Philippines  Yvonne Berenguer de los Reyes
Puerto Rico  Carmen Laura Betancourt
Uruguay  Inge Hoffmann
West Indies  Noreen Campbell (Port-of-Spain, Trinidad)

Did not compete
Denmark  Karin Pamella Rasmussen (Europe '55)
Egypt  Gladir Leopardi
Holland  Angelina Kalkhoven (Europe '55, World '55)
Hong Kong 
(disqualified)
Turkey
  Suna Soley (Europe '55)
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Awards
Miss Friendship  El Salvador
Most Popular Girl  England
__________

Guest
Miss Welcome to Long Beach  Judy Ann Ware


43 U.S.A. & 32 international contestants at the joint Miss U.S.A. & Miss Universe event

Belgium, France, Finland

Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, West Indies

Italy & Canada

Miss Friendship
El Salvador

Top 15
Top   Japan, Norway, Sweden, U.S.A., Venezuela
Middle  El Salvador, England, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras
Bottom  Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Ceylon

Germany (3rd RU), El Salvador (1st RU), Sweden (winner), Ceylon (2nd RU), Japan (4th RU)