Sunday, November 27, 2011

Armi Kuusela - First Miss Universe

Armi Kuusela - 1952

Armi Kuusela was the first woman to win the Miss Universe title which was held in Long Beach, California, USA on June 29,1952. She represented Finland in this beauty contest winning over other 29 contestants.


Armi was only 17 years old when she got the title, weighed 49 kg and and stood at 5 feet 5 inches tall. She did not finished her reign when she married Virgilio Hilario, a Filipino businessman. They had 5 children. Armi later married  American diplomat, Albert Williams in 1978 after Virgilio died of heart attack in 1975.

Armin - 2009

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