Pageant to make stops at Vigan, Cebu, Davao
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THE Philippines has hosted the Miss Universe pageant twice: first in 1974, and again in 1994. The country has also produced three Miss Universe winners: Gloria Diaz in 1969, Margarita Moran in 1973, and Pia Wurtzbach in 2015. It is apt then that Ms.
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Pia, as everyone knows, is the third Filipina Miss Universe winner after Margie Moran (1973) and Gloria Diaz (1969). “Finally, it's pushing through. Maraming tumulong (Many helped make it happen),” said former Ilocos Gov. Luis “Chavit” Singson during ...
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Aurora's victory was a joyous moment for Filipinos because Gloria Diaz was also the reigning Miss Universe at that time. Her victory at Expo '70 helped attract more visitors to the Philippine pavilion that eventually became one of the 10 most visited ...
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When Gloria Diaz won the Miss Universe crown in 1969, her status as a lifetime celebrity in the Philippines was assured. Diaz got a lavish parade upon her return to Manila, an honor hitherto given only to world-famous dignitaries visiting the Philippines.