Miss Universe Pageant

Contestants at the first Miss Universe beauty pageant, held at the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, California, 28th June 1952. Left to right: Judy Dan of Hong Kong, Indrani Rahman (1930 – 1999) of India and Hanne Sorensen of Denmark. Judy Dan went on to a career as an actress, while Rahman was already known as an Indian classical dancer. (Photo by George Silk/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Judy Dan;Indrani Rahman