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

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