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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Quiz Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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