Thursday, 24 November 2011

Miss Universe 1953

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Nothing Thanksgiving related, I'm afraid. However, I do bring you the names of the contestants of  Miss Universe 1953.

Muriel
Maxine
Lore
Elayne
Thelma
Jytte
Teija
Christiane
Christel
Doreta
Aileen
Rita
Kinuko
Ana Bertha
Synnove
Emita
Mary Ann
Cristina
Wanda
Ingrid Rita
Ulla
Danielle
Ayten
Ada Alicia
Myrna Rae
Gisela

Miss France, Christiane Martel, was the winner, and is pictured above without her pretty crown on. While Ms. Martel may have won the pageant, I think the best name goes to Synnove, with its beautiful meaning of 'sun gift'. Clearly my obsession with Scandinavian names has no end in sight.