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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Quiz Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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