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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

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

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