Miss Universe is one of the most recognised and prestigious international beauty pageants of the world.
The pageant is one of the three largest beauty pageants in the world in terms of the number of national-level competitions, reports Wonderlist.
You've probabaly seen the pageant on television multiple times, but we're sure you never knew that it was founded in 1952 by the California clothing company Pacific Mills.
Or that the logo for Miss Universe “The Woman with Stars” was created in 1998 to represent the beauty and responsibility of women around the Universe.
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