History Quiz / Which Decade Was It?

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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Quiz Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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