The Miss America contest is killing the swimsuit competition from future editions and vowing to rule out physical appearance as a criterion for judging a winner, the organization announced Tuesday. The organization is also eliminating the evening gown portion of the competition.
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The modern bikini made its debut in , and since then it has caught the popular imagination becoming probably the most popular women's swimsuit , and not necessarily for swimming. After generating interest from others, they began to circulate the content on "parts of the Internet known to be biased on the subject of weight " to provoke negative reactions. Retrieved September 8, The Essential Bond.
Miss America From 1921 to Present: Meet All the Winners (Photos)
In , Martinis and Bikinis , the seventh studio album from American singer-songwriter Sam Phillips , came out. In , 51 years after the bikini's debut, and 77 years after the Miss America Pageant was founded,  the 51 contestants in the contest were, for the first time, allowed to pick their own swimsuits. SUNY Press.