1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1973rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 973rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 73rd year of the 20th century, and the 4th year of the 1970s decade.

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –  1980s  1990s  2000s
Years: 1970 1971 197219731974 1975 1976

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Lyndon Johnson

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J. Hans D. Jensen

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Pablo Picasso

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P. Ramlee

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Betty Grable
Veronica Lake
Louis St. Laurent

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Walter Ulbricht
Fulgencio Batista

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J.R.R. Tolkien
Salvador Allende
Pablo Neruda
Anna Magnani

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Paavo Nurmi
Abebe Bikila

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David Ben-Gurion
İsmet İnönü

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