1974 (MCMLXXIV) wis a common year stairtin on Tysday o the Gregorian calendar, the 1974t year o the Common Era (CE) an Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 974t year o the 2nt millennium, the 74t year o the 20t century, an the 5t year o the 1970s decade.

Millennium: 2nt millennium
Centuries: 19t century20t century21st century
Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –  1980s  1990s  2000s
Years: 1971 1972 197319741975 1976 1977