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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Quiz Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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