Miss USA 1973
DateMay 19, 1973
PresentersBob Barker and Helen O'Connell
EntertainmentThe Lettermen
VenueBroadway Theatre, New York City, New York
BroadcasterCBS, WCBS-TV
WinnerAmanda Jones
Illinois Illinois
CongenialitySouth Carolina Kiki Kirkland
PhotogenicNebraska Janice Geiler
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Miss USA 1973 was the 22nd Miss USA pageant, televised live by CBS from Broadway Theatre, New York City, New York on May 19, 1973, Hosted by Bob Barker who 8 months earlier began hosting The Price Is Right on CBS.

The pageant was won by Amanda Jones of Illinois, who was crowned by outgoing titleholder Tanya Wilson of Hawaii. Jones was the third woman from Illinois to win the Miss USA title, and went on to place as 1st runner-up to Margarita Moran of the Philippines at Miss Universe 1973.


Final Results Contestant
Miss USA 1973
1st Runner-Up
2nd Runner-Up
3rd Runner-Up
4th Runner-Up
Top 12

Special awards

Award Contestant
Miss Congeniality
Miss Photogenic
Best State Costume

Historical significance


The Miss USA 1973 delegates were: