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

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