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

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