1972 Rehearsals

Rehearsals, 1972. Miss Japan, Harumi Maeda, dishes with Miss Australia, Kerry Anne Wells, over Miss Denmark's (Marianne Schmit) "come hither" pose for the press.

At the 1990 Miss Universe contest, Leeza Gibbons told Dick Clark that she and Margaret Gardiner, Miss Universe 1978, would be giving us “a little bit of dish...those great backstage stories...” on the contestants over the course of the televised pageant. High in the anchor booth, they entertained with their “dish.”

The Dish On The Universe is Beauty School's humble project to follow in the footsteps of Leeza Gibbons and Margaret Gardiner. We will lead you through each decade of the Miss Universe Pageant, sharing great backstage stories, shocking revelations, juicy tidbits, and hilarious happenings from the pageant's rich history.

Please note that the views and opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of Beauty School.

The 1980's

The 1970's

The 1960's

The 1950's

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