In fact, Miss Borneo Contest is 1st beauty contest ever held in BORNEO under British Colony for Miss International 1960 contest in Long Beach California(http://miss-international.org/eng/history)
Miss International 1960, the first edition of International Beauty Congress Pageant was held on August 12, 1960 at Long Beach, California, USA.(Miss_International_1960)
|Pretty Iban Sisters Competing for Miss Borneo 1960 Crown.|
Mira Esther Adam and Cordella Agatha Adam together with the late Charlie See in Sarawak.
*source: Sarawak Tribune, Feb 23, 1960.
|Elizabeth Voon f 18 years old from Sabah, Won 1st Ever Miss Borneo 1960.(35-23-35) beats contestants from all over BORNEO & won the title MISS BORNEO 1960 in the country's first beauty contest held in KUCHING 1960|
The Singapore Free Press, 25 June 1960, Page 5
A fund to clothe the young Miss Borneo
|DELEGATES FOR 1st MISS INTERNATIONAL 1960|
MISS BORNEO -ELIZABETH VOON
MISS MALAYA -ZANARIAK ZENA AHMAD
( former Johor Sultanah, Sultanah Zanariah who represented Malaya)Source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miss_International_1960