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Who Won Miss America 2001?
Angela Perez BaraquioMiss America 2001 / WinnerAngela Perez Baraquio Grey, known professionally by her birth name of Angela Perez Baraquio, is an American educator. She was crowned Miss America 2001 on October 14, 2000 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, becoming the first Asian American, first Filipino American, and first teacher ever to win the pageant. Wikipedia
Who was the winner of the first Miss America?
Atlantic City was home to the first Miss America Pageant in 1921 which included representatives from 7 cities and Atlantic City. Sixteen year-old Margaret Gorman from Washington, DC (at far left in white hat) won the first competition.
Did William Shatner host Miss America?
William Shatner hosted the event for the only time, and color commentary was provided by Tommy Davidson, Vanessa Minnillo, Miss Teen USA 1998 and Lara Dutta, the reigning Miss Universe. Entertainment was provided by Lara Fabian, Evan and Jaron and The Warren Brothers.
Who was the oldest Miss America?
The oldest surviving winner of Miss America, Jo-Carroll Dennison, has died aged 97. Dennison, who held the title during World War II and broke with convention by refusing to wear a swimsuit on stage after the pageant, passed away at her home in California last month, according to her friend Evan Mills.
Can Miss America have plastic surgery?
Contestants are discouraged from altering their own natural beauty, but the Miss America competition does not restrict them from undergoing plastic surgery.
Who was the first black Miss America?
In 1984 Vanessa Williams became the first black Miss America, beginning the year as one of the best Miss Americas ever, in the eyes of many pageant insiders, but ending her reign mid-year amidst scandal.
Who was the first Black woman to win Miss America?
The 1968 Miss America Pageant was confronted with its shortcomings on several fronts. It was not until 1984 that Vanessa Williams of New York was crowned as the first black Miss America.