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

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