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

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