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

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