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

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