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

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