12 Facts About Beauty contest


Beauty pageant or beauty contest is a competition that has traditionally focused on judging and ranking the physical attributes of the contestants.

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Beauty contest pageants are generally multi-tiered, with local competitions feeding into the larger competitions.

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Beauty contest pageant was held during the Eglinton Tournament of 1839, organized by Archibald Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton, as part of a re-enactment of a medieval joust that was held in Scotland.

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The event quickly became known outside of Texas and, beginning in 1926, the world's first international Beauty contest was added, known as the International Pageant of Pulchritude.

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The Miss World Beauty contest started in 1951, Miss Universe started in 1952 as did Miss USA.

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The Miss Black America Beauty contest started in 1968 in response to the exclusion of African American women from the Miss America pageant.

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Beauty contest's was condemned by the Afghan Supreme Court, saying such a display of the female body goes against Islamic law and Afghan culture.

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In 2013, the swimsuit round of the Miss World Beauty contest was dropped because of Islamist protests in Bali, where the Beauty contest took place.

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In 2014, the Miss World Beauty contest eliminated the swimsuit competition from its pageant.

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Beauty contest's was the first to be dethroned in the history of Miss Universe.

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Beauty contest's was replaced by first runner-up Justine Pasek of Panama.

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Beauty contest's was ordered by the International Culture Association to skip the succession ceremony and "play sick and shut up" out of fear of scandal.

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