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

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