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

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