Miss USA: The 10 Most Dated Publicity Shots From the Long-Running Pageant

There's little doubt that we can expect plenty of cut-out gowns at 2013's Miss USA pageant. Which means, in 10 years time, we can expect to look back and make fun of the trend. After all, we can't help but chuckle looking at the fashion of Miss USA's old publicity stills. Starting with this one — Miss USA McDonald might not have had a farm, but she had plenty of lace. Read on to see nine other incredibly dated Miss USA gowns.

Michele McDonald, 1971

There's little doubt that we can expect plenty of cut-out gowns at 2013's Miss USA pageant. Which means, in 10 years time, we can expect to look back and make fun of the trend. After all, we can't help but chuckle looking at the fashion of Miss USA's old publicity stills. Starting with this one — Miss USA McDonald might not have had a farm, but she had plenty of lace. Read on to see nine other incredibly dated Miss USA gowns.

Mary Therese Friel, 1979

Want to know how 'Carrie' would have ended in an alternate reality?

Kim Seelbrede, 1981

Seelbrede's Mia Farrow-meets-Heidi look brought her one step closer to the top... of the mountain where she could herd a goat.

Laura Martinez-Herring, 1985

Who needs a crown when you're already the King of the Jungle?

Christy Fichtner, 1986

Also known as the star of 'The Princess Diana Story: On Skates!'

Courtney Gibbs, 1988

This is what happened when you hire Steven Carrington of 'Dynasty' as your pageant consultant.

Carole Gist, 1990

And this is what happens when you walk straight to the beauty pageant after singing with Rob Lowe at the Oscars.

Lu Parker, 1994

After you're done admiring Parker's crown, please be sure your seat backs and tray tables are in the upright and locked positions.

Brook Lee, 1997

Lee won Miss USA, then Miss Universe, and is now presumably in competition for Miss Aviary.

Kandace Kreuger, 2001

Clearly, Kreuger sleepwalked her way to a win. Why else would she have brought her bed with her?