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

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