Which Decade Was It?

Random History or decade Quiz

Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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