Which Decade Was It?

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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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