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Can you name the decade in which these events occurred?

Quiz Updated Jun 26, 2013

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

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