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

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