19_November_1976_The_Ottawa_Journal_Ottawa, Canada

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19_November_1976_The_Ottawa_Journal_Ottawa, Canada - Cindy Breakspeare: Miss World 76 . The show...
Cindy Breakspeare: Miss World 76 . The show went on " LONDON (AP) Miss Jamaica, 22-year-old Cindy Breakspeare, was chosen Miss World 1976 Thursday in a contest marred by the withdrawal of nine participants protesting South Africa's race, policies. - Miss Australia, Karen Jp Plni, 19,. was first runner-up. Third place went to Miss Guam, 17-year-old Diana Duenas. The new Miss World, a brown-haired West Indian beauty with hazel eyes, is a physical education teacher. She is five-foot six-inch tall and her measurements were given as 35-24-36. She is a friend of Jamaican reggae singing star Bob Marley and said she hopes to open a health food restaurant someday. She was crowned by Miss World 1975, Wilnelia Merced of Puerto Rico. The hazel-eyed Miss Break-speaje won a prize of &5.000 ($8,500 U.S.) and a chance to earn an additional &20.000 ($34,000) during her year-long reign.

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  1. The Ottawa Journal,
  2. 19 Nov 1976, Fri,
  3. Page 15

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