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

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