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

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