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

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