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Miss America 1965

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Miss America 1965

Miss America 1965
Date September 12, 1964
Presenters Bert Parks, Bess Myerson
Venue Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey
Broadcaster CBS
Winner Vonda Kay Van Dyke

Miss America 1965, the 38th Miss America, pageant, was held at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 12, 1964[1] on CBS Network.


  • Miss America 1965: Vonda Kay Van Dyke (Miss Arizona)
  • First runner-up: Karen Carlson (Miss Arkansas)
  • Second runner-up: Ella Kessel (Miss West Virginia)
  • Third runner-up: Sharon McCauley (Miss Texas)
  • Fourth runner-up: Barbara Hasselberg (Miss Minnesota)
  • Semi-finalists: Vicki Jane Powers (Miss Alabama), Leinaala Ann Teruya (Miss Hawaii), Linda Lenora Sawyer (Miss Kentucky), Jane Nelson (Miss New Mexico) & Lauren Elaine Waddelton (Miss Washington).
  • Preliminary talent winners: Vickie Jane Powell (Miss Alabama), Karen Victoria Kopseng (Miss North Dakota) & Barbara Phyllis Hasselberg (Miss Minnesota).
  • Preliminary swimsuit winners: Sherri Lee Raap (Miss California), Jane Nelson (Miss New Mexico) & Ella Dee Kessel (Miss West Virginia).


  1. ^ "Miss America’s Victory Thrills All but One". Milwaukee Journal. 1964-09-14. p. 6. 

External links

  • Miss America official website
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