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

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