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Can you name the year from 1911-2010 in which the event took place with each year used just once?

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EventYear
Man first walks on the moon
September 11 Attacks
Time Magazine debuts
Elvis Presley emerges as a global rock icon with many hit singles
Barack Obama is elected President
The United States adopts Daylight Savings Time
Cuban Missile Crisis
Iraq invades Kuwait
Korean War begins
The Star Spangled Banner becomes the U.S. National Anthem
Rwandan Genocide
Watergate Scandal: Nixon resigns
The Stock Market Crashes/Great Depression begins
Allied forces invade Normandy, France
Martin Luther King, Jr./Robert F. Kennedy are assassinated
The Titanic Sinks
Hitler marches into Austria/Germany and Austira unite
The Berlin Wall is constructed
Camp David Accords
Medicare begins
U.S. Congress passes Budget and Accounting Act of...
Lewinsky Scandal surfaces
Alaska and Hawaii become the 49th and 50th States
World War I begins
The U.S. recognizes the state of Israel
A fire kills 72 Branched Davidians in a standoff between them and federal agents in Waco, Texas
United States celebrates Bicentennial
The Academy Awards begin
Federal troops protect the 'Little Rock Nine' as they are integrated into a high school
CDs are introduced in the United States
John F. Kennedy is assassinated
Italy invades Ethiopia
The first U.S. troops land in Vietnam
Ronald Reagan is elected President
EventYear
Japanese planes attack Pearl Harbor
Six-Day War between Israeli and Arab forces
Pulitzer Prizes are first awarded
Sentencing of Nazis at Nuremburg Trials
Harper Lee publishes To Kill a Mockingbird
Coca Cola temporarily changes its formula
Amelia Earhart becomes first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic
Benito Mussolini marches on Rome, Fascism arises
Elvis Presley dies
Germany invades Poland, World War II begins
Iranian militants seize the U.S. embassy and begin holding Americans hostage for 444 days
The Pentagon is completed to become the largest office building in the world
Roe v. Wade: abortion becomes legal
George W. Bush defeats John Kerry for reelection
NBC is established as a radio network
Colombine High School shootings
Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs debuts
The Beatles break up
The British oceanliner Lusitania is sunk
The first nuclear power plant is built
The Hawley-Smoot Tariff is passed/The Great Depression worsens
Bombing of Oklahoma City federal building kills 168
Brown v. The Board of Education case
Apple introduces the first Macintosh personal computer
Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier in baseball
George W. Bush defeats Al Gore to become President in a very tight race
Prohibition is made law as the 18th Amendment is ratified
Munich Olympics: 11 Israeli athletes are killed by Arab terrorists
Adolf Hitler becomes the German Chancellor
MTV debuts
Gandhi is assassinated
George H. W. Bush is elected President
Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become first known men to reach the top of Mount Everest
EventYear
The Soviet Union breaks up
The 26th amendment to the U.S. Constitution lowers the voting age to 18
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Charles Lindbergh makes the first nonstop solo transatlantic flight
Winston Churchill becomes Great Britain's Prime Minister
U.S. invades Iraq/Saddam Hussein is captured
Rosa Parks refuses to sit at the back of a bus
The 19th Amendment (Woman's Suffrage) is ratified
The Civil Rights Act concerning segregation is signed into law
The movie Casablanca debuts
The first Harry Potter book is published
Michael Jackson releases Thriller
First Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Germany and Italy proclaim the Rome-Berlin axis
War sparks between Israel and Lebanon
Charles de Gaulle becomes the French premier
Saturday Night Live debuts on NBC
Hitler commits suicide/Atomic bombs dropped on Japan/End of World War II
Iran-Contra Affair
Nancy Pelosi becomes the first woman Speaker of the House
The 16th and 17th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution are ratified
Dolly the Sheep is cloned
John Dillinger is shot dead outside of a Chicago movie theater
Bill Clinton is elected President
The movie Avatar hits theaters, far becoming the highest grossing movie of all-time
The first woman is voted to serve in U.S. Congress
Hurricane Katrina wreaks damage to the Gulf Coast
The Space Shuttle Challenger explodes just after launch
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is established
Scopes Trial
Richard Nixon delivers his 'Checker's Speech'
The Berlin Wall falls

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