History Quiz / Which Decade Was It?

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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

 Plays Quiz Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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