Miss Universe 1974 has died!
Amparo Muñoz Quesada (June 22, 1954 – February 28, 2O11), was a Spanish actress who, in 1974, became the first, and so far only, Spaniard to win the Miss Universe pageant. She passed away on Feb 28, after a long illness, surrounded by all her loved ones. She was 56 years old. Amparo Muñoz came from the town of Vélez-Málaga in Andalucia, Spain, where she had won the city title, to compete at the Miss Spain contest held in Lanzarote. After winning, she went on to Miss Universe 1974 Pageant in Manila, Philippines, where she won, only to give up her crown later that year.