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Miss America 1959
Date September 6, 1958
Presenters Bert Parks
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster CBS
Entrants 52
Placements 10
Winner Mary Ann Mobley
Mississippi Mississippi

Miss America 1959, the 32nd Miss America pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 6, 1958 on CBS.

Results[edit]

Final results Contestant
Miss America 1959
1st runner-up
  • Iowa Iowa - Joanne Lucille MacDonald
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 10
Preliminary Talent Award
Preliminary Swimsuit Award
Miss Congeniality

External links[edit]


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Los Angeles Times
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 19:19:32 -0800

Mary Ann Mobley, who stepped into the spotlight as the first Miss Mississippi to become Miss America and later hit the silver screen opposite Elvis Presley, has died. She was 77. She died Tuesday morning at her Beverly Hills home from complications of ...

Deadline.com

Deadline.com
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:48:33 -0800

Mobley, a Mississippi native, launched her acting career on Broadway in the musical Nowhere To Go But Up after serving her year as Miss America 1959. She went on to co-star in Guys And Dolls, a role that led to her first film contract and starring ...

Themississippilink

Themississippilink
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:56:15 -0800

Brad Dye, a University of Mississippi friend who was lieutenant governor from 1980 to 1992, said Mobley brought pride to the state when she was crowned Miss America 1959. “When Mary Ann was selected Miss America, the state of Mississippi was at one of ...

TravelersToday

TravelersToday
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:30:00 -0800

Brad Dye, an University of Mississippi companion who was lieutenant senator from 1980 to 1992, said Mobley brought pride to the state when she was delegated Miss America 1959. "When Mary Ann was selected Miss America, the state of Mississippi was at ...

Themississippilink

Themississippilink
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 05:45:34 -0800

JacksonMayor-thumb-640xauto-8503 JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — A former Miss America, a former White House spokesman and a Jackson mayor who had a high-profile legal career before taking office were among the notable Mississippians who died ...
 
Jackson Clarion Ledger
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 12:03:02 -0800

Some Mississippians, and those with Mississippi connections, who died in 2014: — Mary Ann Mobley Collins, a Mississippi native who was Miss America 1959, died Dec. 9 at her home in Beverly Hills, California. She was 77. She was an actress and singer ...

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:31:56 -0800

The elaborate headpieces, color-coded gowns and right-on-the-edge-of-offensive cultural nods presented each year are a sight to behold as the tricked-out contestants maneuver across the stage. Mary Ann Mobley, actress and Miss America 1959, dies at 77.

HottyToddy.com

HottyToddy.com
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 07:00:00 -0800

Mary Ann Mobley – Miss America 1959, Mobley was a Mississippi native born in Brandon. She was the first Mississippian to become Miss America and an Ole Miss graduate. Mobley died on December 9 at the age of 77 from breast cancer. Angela Rogalski is ...
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