| Bob Russell|
| June 28, 1952 (1952-06-28)|
Long Beach Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, California, United States
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Miss Universe 1952 Wikipedia
Miss Universe 1952, the 1st Miss Universe pageant, was held on June 28, 1952 at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium in Long Beach, California, U.S.. 30 contestants competed for the crown. The first winner of the pageant was 17-year-old Armi Kuusela of Finland, who was crowned by actress Piper Laurie.