| 16 November 1978|
| Sacha Distel, Paul Burnett|
Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
Miss World 1978, the 28th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 16 November 1978 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, UK. The winner was Silvana Suárez from Argentina. She was crowned by Miss World 1977, Mary Stavin of Sweden. First runner-up was Ossie Margareta Carlsson representing Sweden, second was Denise Coward from Australia, third was Martha Eugenia Ortiz of Mexico, and fourth was Gloria Valenciano from Spain. This is the first time that the award for Miss Talent was given.
Miss World 1978 Wikipedia
68 contestants participated in Miss World 1978.