|This article or subsection has an associated category.||1970s|
|Decades:|| 1940s - 1950s - 1960s - 1970s - 1980s - 1990s - 2000s|
(stardates from 1970.0 to 1979 or reference stardates -1/70 to -1/79)
|Centuries:||19th century - 20th century - 21st century|
The 1970s was, on Earth's calendar, the eighth decade of the 20th century. Although this was a time period before Human formulation of stardates, in some systems this era simply lasts from stardates 1970.0 to 1979. The reference stardate system has this decade fall from stardates -1/70 to -1/79.