Miss USA 1973
|Miss USA 1973|
|Date||May 19, 1973|
|Presenters||Bob Barker and Helen O'Connell|
|Venue||Broadway Theatre, New York City, New York|
Miss USA 1973, the 22nd Miss USA pageant, was 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.
- Miss USA 1973: Amanda Jones (Illinois)
- The runners-up were:
- The semi-finalists were:
- Congeniality: Kiki Kirkland (South Carolina)
- Photogenic: Janice Geiler (Nebraska)
- Best State Costume: LaVon McConnell (Texas) tied with Diane Marie Modrow (Wisconsin)
The Miss USA 1973 delegates were: