How Much Do You Know About The Year 1973?

1973 was a pretty darn significant year in history - how much can you remember about it? Take our quiz to test your knowledge on this pivotal period!
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What catchphrase did Burger King introduce in 1973?
Be Your Way
Have It Your Way
Where You're the Boss!
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Who won the NBA Championship for the 1973 season?
New York Knicks
Boston Celtics
Los Angeles Lakers
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What 1973 Supreme Court case made abortion a US constitutional right?
Plessy v. Ferguson
Texas v. Johnson
Roe v. Wade
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Which of the following became the tallest building in the world in 1973?
Empire State Building
NY World Trade Center
Sears Tower
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Which of the following famous crime figures died in 1973?
Joseph Colombo
Vito Genovese
Frank Costello
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Which film won Best Picture at the Academy Awards in 1973 (for films released in 1972)?
The Sting
The Godfather
American Graffiti
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Which actor refused to accept an award for Best Actor at the Academy Awards due to the U.S. treatment of Native Americans?
Marlon Brando
Paul Newman
Robert Redford
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Which of the following gained independence from Great Britain in 1973?
Puerto Rico
The Bahamas
Bermuda
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Who was president in 1973?
Richard Nixon
Ronald Reagan
John F. Kennedy
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Who won the World Series in the 1973 MLB season?
Boston Red Sox
Florida Marlins
Oakland Athletics
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Armed members of the American Indian Movement occupied what South Dakota town in 1973?
Spearfish
Dell Springs
Wounded Knee
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What was the name of the first American space station, launched in 1973?
Salyut
Skylab
Genesis I
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1
What catchphrase did Burger King introduce in 1973?
Be Your Way
Have It Your Way
Where You're the Boss!
2
Who won the NBA Championship for the 1973 season?
New York Knicks
Boston Celtics
Los Angeles Lakers
3
What 1973 Supreme Court case made abortion a US constitutional right?
Plessy v. Ferguson
Texas v. Johnson
Roe v. Wade
4
Which of the following became the tallest building in the world in 1973?
Empire State Building
NY World Trade Center
Sears Tower
5
Which of the following famous crime figures died in 1973?
Joseph Colombo
Vito Genovese
Frank Costello
6
Which film won Best Picture at the Academy Awards in 1973 (for films released in 1972)?
The Sting
The Godfather
American Graffiti
7
Which actor refused to accept an award for Best Actor at the Academy Awards due to the U.S. treatment of Native Americans?
Marlon Brando
Paul Newman
Robert Redford
8
Which of the following gained independence from Great Britain in 1973?
Puerto Rico
The Bahamas
Bermuda
9
Who was president in 1973?
Richard Nixon
Ronald Reagan
John F. Kennedy
10
Who won the World Series in the 1973 MLB season?
Boston Red Sox
Florida Marlins
Oakland Athletics
11
Armed members of the American Indian Movement occupied what South Dakota town in 1973?
Spearfish
Dell Springs
Wounded Knee
12
What was the name of the first American space station, launched in 1973?
Salyut
Skylab
Genesis I