Browsing: Beauty of the Past

Queens in Zines, Antoinette van Rossum in Weekend

 Weekend 1977/10 March 12th 1977 Girl of the week Who will become our girl of the week? A question which is getting more difficult to answer every week, because many Dutch girls send us nice letters


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Queens in Zines, Marga Scheide in Weekend

Last week would have been the Grand Prix of Zandvoort for the first time since 1985. Due to the corona crisis, this event didn’t take place, like many other events this year. Many times Formula 1


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Queens in Zines, Yvonne Maeyer and Yvonne van Rees in Telegraaf

De Telegraaf is one of the biggest newspapers in The Netherlands. They have often been and still reporting on beauty pageants.The Telegraaf, de Courant, has had special additions to the newspapers. We found an addition about


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Queens in zines,  Marlène Vermeulen in Weekend

She was a top 7 finalist at Miss Europe 1979/1980 and won Miss Amity, after being 1st Runner Up at Miss Holland 1979. Marlène made the headlines in the mid 80s in The Netherlands, as she


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Queens in Zines, Stephanie Halenbeek in Veronica

Miss Holland Now ordered this magazine for another article, but it was a surprise that we found this article of Stephanie Halenbeek. A little over a year after this magazine came out,  Stephanie got to represent


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Queens in Zines, Stephanie Flatow in Écho

Welcome to our new item on Miss Holland Now, Queens in Zines. We will highlight articles from magazines about dutch pageantry from the present and the past. We translate the articles, if they are not in


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MHN50, at 5: Kelly Weekers

And there we are at the top 5 of MHN50! It is the beautiful, tall and very smart: Kelly Weekers, Miss Nederland Universe 2011. Kelly was born on august 20th 1989 in a small town called


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DiDiDi

This year the Miss Nederland pageant will be on television again. In 1995, Didi Schackman was crowned during a live television show. On this picture we see Didi during the finals.


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DiDiDi

In 1996 the dutch “Wheel of Fortune” (Rad van Fortuin), had its own beauty pageant to select the new assistant for the host of the show, Hans van der Togt. Didi was one of the participants


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Didi Schackman, Miss Nederland 1996, on a bike, to promote the start of the “Tour de France” in ‘s Hertogenbosch in 1996.


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