History Quiz / Which Decade Was It?

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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Quiz Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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