Which Decade Was It?

Random History or decade Quiz

Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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