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

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