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

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