1967 Miss Nevada

VICKY LYNN LANDECK

1967 Vicky Lynn Landeck, RenoHOMETOWN:  Reno    BIRTHDAY: September 25, 1948
AGE: 18    HAIR: Blonde    EYES: Brown    HEIGHT: 5’7½”
EDUCATION: Freshman at University of Nevada Reno – nursing major
TALENT:  Monologue – expressive reading “The Man With The Hoe”
TRIVIA:
  • At Miss Nevada, asked what the word “communication” meant to her: “I feel it is the most important ​
     thing between men, it establishes a link between men and country.”
  • At Miss America, her talent was a portrayal from the Bible of Ruth & Naomi
  • Cut a strand of One-dollar bills to officially open Nevada Bank of Commerce in Carson City
  • Nancy Fleming, Miss America 1961, was mistress of ceremonies for the Miss Reno Pageant won by Vicky
QUOTES:
  • “I’ve always wanted to help those who are ill and I have always wanted to help in foreign lands as well as promote good will for the United States.” – 9/3/67
  • “Fabulous! It was all fabulous like every girl’s dream come true.” – 9/17/67
  • “I learned so much.  I’m glad I went and I’m glad to be back, and I’m glad Miss Kansas won. She’s fabulous!” – 9/17/67
MISS NEVADA PAGEANT (Sponsored by The Venture Club of Reno):
  • 9 CONTESTANTS/SPONSORS/TALENT
  1. Vicky Landeck (Miss Nevada), Miss Reno, Expressive reading “The Man With The Hoe”
  2. Kathy Cain, (1st Runner-up), Miss Douglas County, Musical skit from “My Fair Lady”
  3. Colleen Taylor (2nd Runner-up), Miss Las Vegas, Piano medley
  4. Carol “Kathleen” Roberts, Miss Carson City, Vocal – “Boy from Impanema”
  5. Janice Erb, Miss Fallon, Song & Dance – “Wouldn’t it be loverly”
  6. Barbara Bruce, Miss Winnemucca, An original dramatic talk
  7. Frances Rucker, Miss Mineral County, Hawaiian dance
  8. Carllean Peasnell, Miss Sparks, A dramatic reading of a child’s prayer
  9. Lavonne Cote, Miss Lyon County, Dance to “Exodus”
  • Miss Nevada awarded $1000 scholarship, use of a new convertible automobile along with other gifts and prizes
LATER YEARS
  • Married name: Vicky Gallagher (Husband – Hugh)
  • Produced Miss Nevada Pageant 1974 & 1975 and was on the state board of directors as a board member