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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Quiz Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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