Which Decade Was It?

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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Updated Jun 26, 2013

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EventDecade
First man in space (50 or 60)
Wheel of Fortune debuts (70 or 80)
First man walks on the moon (60 or 70)
Miracle on Ice (70 or 80)
Ronald Reagan shot (70 or 80)
Queen Elizabeth II begins her reign (40 or 50)
Canadian dollar bill discontinued (80 or 90)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy published (70 or 80)
Panama takes control of the Panama Canal (90 or 00)
Facebook created (90 or 00)
Jamaican national bobsled team's first Olympic appearance (80 or 90)
World War II begins (30 or 40)
Passenger pigeon goes extinct (00 or 10)
Terrorists led by Ramzi Yousef attack the World Trade Center (90 or 00)
D. B. Cooper hijacks Northwest Orient flight 305 (60 or 70)
Rodney King beat by police (80 or 90)
First four-minute mile (40 or 50)
First Garfield comic published (70 or 80)
Final episode of M*A*S*H (70 or 80)
Chicago White Sox throw the World Series (10 or 20)
EventDecade
Robert Mugabe becomes Prime Minister of Zimbabwe (70 or 80)
Hawaii becomes a state (50 or 60)
Iran Air Flight 655 shot down by US warship (70 or 80)
Kyrgyzstan becomes independent country (80 or 90)
India becomes independent from the United Kingdom (40 or 50)
Scientology founded (40 or 50)
USS Cole attacked in Yemen (90 or 00)
The Matrix released in theaters (90 or 00)
First known AIDS death in the US (70 or 80)
Marshall University football team plane crash (60 or 70)
Pol Pot comes to power (60 or 70)
World War I ends (10 or 20)
Arnold Schwarzenegger wins his first Mr. Olympia bodybuilding title (60 or 70)
The Titanic sinks (10 or 20)
Instagram launched (00 or 10)
The first Super Bowl is played (50 or 60)
Brazil wins its first World Cup (50 or 60)
Tulsa race riot (10 or 20)
Space shuttle Challenger explodes (80 or 90)
Soviet Union established (10 or 20)

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