The Annual Deb Star Ball 1964

Many beautiful, talented women have debuted at the annual Deb Star Ball at the Hollywood Palladium, including Latinx actress Jo-Raquel Tejada.  Raquel Welch, as she later became known, graced the Palladium dance floor on 21 November 1964.  Tejada’s father was a Bolivian engineer and her mother was of English and Scottish heritage.  Tejada was born in Chicago, Illinois. The stunningly beautiful actress starred in a number of Hollywood hits, including “One Million BC”, “Three Musketeers”, and “Myra Breckinridge”.  She hosted her own television variety show, “Raquel!”, and starred in a Broadway production of “Woman of the Year”.  (Image — Raquel is front row, center)