Miss Universe 1990 on April
15, 1990, The Contest of “Miss Universe 1990” took
place; this edition was very special, since there were many innovations
and changes influenced by political changes that occurred principally
in Europe, for the first time in Miss Universe countries from
a socialistic blockade participated; Czechoslovakia and Poland
had participated before, but for the first time in Miss Universe,
Miss Soviet Union (USSR) participated, an 18-year-old blonde girl.
A year of changes, for the first time Miss
USA, was a black woman, Carole Gist, 20 years, 1.80 cm. The contestants
that came from Miss World 1989, such as Gibraltar, Portugal, Switzerland,
Ireland (4th place in Miss World 1989) and Czechoslovakia, this
last one was the only one that entered the top 10 of Miss Universe1990
and it turn out to be that the representatives of Belize, Egypt,
France, Nigeria, Turkey (9 º place in Miss Universe 1990)
and Aruba, had also gone to the Miss World 1990, where Turkey
and Aruba were in the Top 10, nobody explains how Miss Aruba managed
Something new in Miss Universe
1990, was the fact of selecting 10 Semifinalist, then 6 Finalists
were selected, 3 were eliminated, leaving the Top 3, this mechanism
lasted 8 years.
And for the first time the audience saw in their television screens,
the punctuation of each of the 71 competitors obtained in the
stages Bathing suit, Interview, and evening gown, which made the
judges, score a little bit more trustful. Luckily for Latin America,
Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela, classified
year Brazil did not take part in Miss Universe 90, Brazil who
had been the potency of Beauty in the 50`s and 60`s, Mona Grudt,
Miss Norway, was the last European to win Miss Universe, until
2002, year in which Miss Russia won the crown.
Let’s hope that in Miss Universe 2005, Mr. Trump’s
organization, shows us on Screen the candidate’s punctuation
in each of the stages of the contest and that the this judges
are internationally “recognized” personalities and
not judges with a seal of “Made in USA".
Article sent by Armando
México (Mexico), Thank you!