Which Decade Was It?

Random History or decade Quiz

Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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