Marjorie Wallace
American model
Marjorie Wallace
Marjorie Wallace is an American model, actress, beauty queen and television presenter. In 1973, Wallace made history as the first American to be crowned Miss World. But just 104 days later, pageant officials stunned the UK when they announced Wallace would be the first Miss World to have her title taken from her. Years later, Wallace helped launch the groundbreaking American syndicated showbiz TV program Entertainment Tonight as an original co-host.
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Review: Dancing Shoes – The George Best Story - The Caledonian Mercury
Google News - over 5 years
There was the re-enactment of the “Cookstown Sausages” advert (even down to Best's best polo-neck sweater), and the famous anecdotal setting of the hotel room, with Best, a negligee-clad Miss World, Marjorie Wallace, a bed-full of cash and the
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Broadmoor £250m plans submitted - BBC News
Google News - over 5 years
Marjorie Wallace, chief executive of mental health charity SANE, said the plans were "extraordinary". She added: "Most importantly they're trying to take away the idea of imprisoning people." Andy Hollie, from the Crowthorne Village Action Group,
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Femeile Moderne, Predispuse La Depresie. Vezi La Ce Vârstă Apare - Evenimentul Zilei
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Pentru bărbați, în schimb, este mai dificil să-și descrie stările de anxietate, de singurătate, de tristețe”, spune Marjorie Wallace, directoarea unei fundații de sănătate. Comparativ cu anii 1970, numărul cazurilor de depresie în rândul femeilor sa
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plus dépressives qu'avant ? - Atlantico.fr
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Pas sûr. Selon, Marjorie Wallace, l'une des responsables de SANE, une association anglaise de lutte contre les maladies mentales, ces résultats s'expliquent simplement par le fait que les femmes parlent plus facilement de leurs troubles dépressifs
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Shakespeare Double Opens New Season at The Nuffield - WhatsOnStage.com
Google News - over 5 years
Shared Experience return with Speechless (4 – 8 Oct), a new play inspired by the best-selling book The Silent Twins by Marjorie Wallace. Winner of a Fringe First Award 2010, this is an astonishing and moving portrayal of the secret world of a very
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High-Quality Online Courses Available to Pennsylvania Schools Statewide ... - Business Wire (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
“IU 5 Blended Cyber Services represents a win-win for both students and districts,” said Dr. Marjorie Wallace, Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit executive director. “It gives PAIUnet member districts statewide a flexible, high-quality online
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Misses que han perdido la corona - Univisión
Google News - over 5 years
Marjorie Wallace fue la primera estadounidense que logró el título de belleza Miss Mundo en 1973. Sin embargo, perdió el título por tener varios amoríos entre ellos: el futbolista George Best, el tenista Jimmy Connors, el cantante Tom Jones y el
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Evangeline Pascual, 1973 Miss World 1st runner-up, shares her passions in life - Asianjournal.com
Google News - over 5 years
Fifty-four delegates vied for the crown, with Miss United States Marjorie Wallace emerging as the winner and 17-year-old Evangeline Pascual from the Philippines, as first runner-up. However, Wallace was unable to complete her reign
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Shared Experience Tour Fringe Hit Speechless - WhatsOnStage.com
Google News - over 5 years
Based on Marjorie Wallace's book The Silent Twins, the play gives a glimpse into the secret world of identical twins June and Jennifer Gibbons and their ultimately destructive alliance. The play premiered at the Traverse Theatre last year
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Krista Kleiner is 2010 Miss Doll International - Philippine Star
Google News - over 5 years
“Find out which Miss Doll has been dethroned in the Honor Roll,” Celso reminded Funfare readers, mentioning in passing the dethroned winners in real-life pageants, including Marjorie Wallace of USA (Miss World 1973), Helen Morgan of the United Kingdom
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New research by Shelter shows a surge in the number of people suffering from ... - Thornbury People
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Marjorie Wallace, Chief Executive of the mental health charity SANE, said: 'These findings should be of profound concern to us all. At SANE, we are certainly hearing more from people who are deeply worried about their financial situation: where the
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Half of Britons stressed over housing costs - Scotsman
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Only 28 per cent said they had no problem meeting their housing costs, while 26 per cent said the high cost of paying for a home had led them to economise on food spending. Marjorie Wallace, chief executive of the mental health charity Sane,
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10 scandal tình ái của sao MU - 24 giờ
Google News - over 5 years
Ngoài ra, có một bằng chứng để xác thực Best không hề bịa đặt đó là vào tháng 2/1974, ông bị bắt gặp rời London cùng với đương kim Hoa hậu thế giới lúc đó Marjorie Wallace. Không những thế, ông còn bị bắt và đưa về đồn cảnh sát London với tội danh đột
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Attitudes improving towards mental illness, survey shows - The Guardian
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Marjorie Wallace, chief executive of charity Sane, said "fear and prejudice" remained despite some improvements. "Thousands of people have contacted us over the years and described in often agonising detail how the stigma they face daily is as bad,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Marjorie Wallace
    TWENTIES
  • 1982
    Age 28
    In 1982, her marriage to Klein ended in divorce.
    More Details Hide Details Soon after, newspapers reported she was dating Richard Cohen, the estranged husband of Tina Sinatra. She later married and divorced real estate developer Donald Soffer.
  • 1981
    Age 27
    In 1981, she became co-anchor on the television show, Entertainment Tonight.
    More Details Hide Details A few months later, producers decided to make a change, offering her a reporter position on the program, which she declined.
  • 1977
    Age 23
    In the summer of 1977 she met film producer Michael Klein at a Beverly Hills party and they were married in May 1978.
    More Details Hide Details Klein's father was Eugene V. Klein, owner of the National Football League's San Diego Chargers. They had a son named Adam.
  • 1976
    Age 22
    By 1976, she moved into the Los Angeles apartment of tennis champion Jimmy Connors. "Marji (sic) and I don't even have to talk to each other if we don't feel like it," Connors reportedly said. "But I feel I have found someone to share the things I like, and that makes it all worthwhile."
    More Details Hide Details Connors, Wallace said, was "a fantastic person. A very different person off the court." The relationship with the tennis star did not last long. After the breakup, Wallace moved to New York where she auditioned for television sportscasting positions with ABC and CBS. She also appeared in television commercials for Ultra Brite toothpaste, Wella products and American Express.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1974
    Age 20
    Fifteen days after Wallace was stripped of her crown, Peter Revson was killed in a fiery crash on March 22, 1974 while practicing for the South African Grand Prix in Johannesburg.
    More Details Hide Details He died en route to a hospital and was wearing a gold locket Wallace had given him bearing the engraving, "If not for you " Wallace attended Revson's closed-casket funeral at Manhattan's Unitarian Church of All Souls. Less than three months later, Wallace was rushed to St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital after her sister, Nancy, found her unconscious in her apartment, apparently from an overdose of the sleeping pill Doriden. A doctor stated that Wallace was "comatose, and in pretty bad shape." She was put on a dialysis machine to clear her kidneys. Wallace's mother Alice stated, "She might have felt like she couldn't go on", however, Wallace herself said two years later, "I was depressed and OD'd on a few too many sleeping pills. I never attempted suicide." Wallace won television acting roles on some of the top shows of the 1970s, including Baretta with Robert Blake and Get Christie Love! with Teresa Graves. She also appeared as a panelist on the television game show, Match Game.
    This violated Wallace's Miss World contract, which prompted pageant authorities to take away her title on March 7, 1974, 104 days after she was crowned.
    More Details Hide Details Contest officials announced that Wallace "had failed to fulfill the basic requirements of the job." First runner-up, Evangeline Pascual of the Philippines, was offered to fulfill the duties left by the winner (without the title and the crown) but refused. The second runner-up, Patsy Yuen of Jamaica, accepted the offer to complete the Miss World duties without being officially crowned as Miss World.
  • 1973
    Age 19
    On November 23, 1973, Wallace defeated 53 competitors at Royal Albert Hall in London as the first American to be crowned Miss World.
    More Details Hide Details During her time in the UK, she dated celebrities including Welsh singer Tom Jones, Northern Irish football star George Best, and American Indianapolis 500 and Formula One driver Peter Revson, with whom she was reportedly engaged to be married. During her engagement to Revson, she carried on an affair with Tom Jones, being seen kissing him on a beach in Barbados.
    A modeling agent pushed her to enter the Miss Indiana World and Miss World USA beauty pageants, which she won, opening the door to the 1973 Miss World contest in London.
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  • 1970
    Age 16
    Wallace was born in Indianapolis, Indiana where her family ran an industrial supply business and raised her in the suburbs, she told People magazine. With a population of about 740,000 in 1970, "dancing at the Holiday Inn was the biggest thing in town," she joked.
    More Details Hide Details When she was 14, her parents divorced and Wallace was already showing her wild side. Once she suddenly went on a 1,200-mile road trip with a friend to Miami, Florida. But her teen years also included typical high school pursuits, such as competitive swimming and cheerleading, according to the magazine. Men began to play a larger role in her life. At age 17, she moved in with a guitarist in the Indy rock band "Pure Funk." "My mother always says that if I ever have a daughter, I deserve to have one like myself," she said in 1976. Wallace also began traveling the 180 miles between Indianapolis and Chicago, Illinois, to work as a model.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1954
    Age 0
    Born in 1954.
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