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

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