History Quiz / Which Decade Was It?

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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

 Plays Quiz Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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