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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Quiz Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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