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

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