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Miss Universe 1958 Winner

Miss Universe 1958 Luz Marina Zuluaga

Name : Lluz Marina Zuluaga

Place : Pereira, Colombia

Date of Birth : October 31, 1938

Height : 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)

Hair Colour : Brown

Eye Colour : Brown

BIOGRAPHY

Luz Marina Zuluaga (born October 31, 1938) is a Colombian beauty pageant winner and Miss Universe 1958. She is the only Colombian in history to hold the Miss Universe title.

Zuluaga was born in Pereira to an impoverished family. She moved to Manizales, (Department of Caldas) as a small child and grew up there. She applied for the Miss Caldas contest, and she won 1957. After her election, controversy arose as many residents of the state thought she shouldn’t represent Caldas because she had been born in Pereira, which is in the department of Risaralda. However, Zuluaga went on with her training towards the Miss Colombia contest and arrived in Cartagena, hoping to win the Miss Colombia title.

Luz Marina Zuluaga Miss Universe

Luz Marina Zuluaga Miss Universe

Luz Marina Zuluaga Miss Universe 1958

Luz Marina Zuluaga Miss Universe 1958

Luz Marina Zuluaga Miss Universe 1958 Winner

Luz Marina Zuluaga Miss Universe 1958 Winner

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