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

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