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

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