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

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