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Can you name the year (1901-2000) in which each event in American history ocurred?

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'To Kill a Mockingbird' published
Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' released
NASA established
'Godfather' released into theaters
Apollo Theater opens in Harlem
Premiere of 'Citizen Kane'
Wrigley Field opens in Chicago
New Coke released
'I Love Lucy' premieres
'Dewey beats Truman'
Lincoln Memorial dedicated
Super Bowl I
Final Episode of 'M*A*S*H'
Supreme Court dissolves Standard Oil monopoly
Japanese-American Internment begins
Challenger Disaster
Apollo 11 lands on the Moon
San Francisco Earthquake kills 3,000
First woman elected to Congress
Kurt Cobain found dead
Amelia Earhart disappears into the Pacific
Harvey Milk assassinated
'Hair' opens on Broadway
'Bay of Pigs' invasion fails
Columbine High School Massacre
Apple Computer Company founded
Iran releases 52 American hostages
Michael Jordan drafted by Chicago Bulls
18th Amendment ratified, authorizing Prohibition
Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier
Work begins at the Panama Canal
National Bar Association incorporates
Pentagon constructed
King verdict spars Riots in Los Angeles
'Our Town' premieres on Broadway
Beatles first perform on 'Ed Sullivan Show'
First crossword puzzle published
First published story of Paul Bunyan
US enters the United Nations
Huey Long assassinated
JFK assassinated in Dallas
First McDonald's opens
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed
Richard Nixon resigns the presidency
Clinton publicly denies Lewinsky sex scandal
Dow Jones closes above 7000 for first time
Premiere of 'Birth of a Nation'
'Saturday Night Live' first airs
William Mckinley assassinated
Al Capone sentenced to prison for tax evasion
'Heartbreak Hotel' released
Henry Ford produces first Model T
First Daylight Savings begins nationwide
Sacco and Vanzetti found guilty of murder
Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash
Pluto discovered by Clyde Tombaugh
Last American soldier leaves Vietnam
Oklahoma admitted to Union
US detonates first hydrogen bomb
Wright Brothers' first succesful airplane flight
FDR: 'Fear Itself' speech
Operation Desert Storm begins
Reagan: 'Tear down this wall!'
US enters World War I
First College Bowl game (Rose Bowl)
First performance of 'Rhapsody in Blue'
Wilson defeats Roosevelt and Taft for presidency
First film appearance of Mickey Mouse
NATO treaty signed
'Pac-Man' released
US enters Korean War
Charles Lindbergh flies solo over the Atlantic
MLK completes march to Selma
Hoover Dam completed
Las Vegas founded
Raid of Branch Davidian compound
Leonard Bernstein conducts final concert
First American combat fatality in Vietnam
National Football League founded
Final 'Peanuts' cartoon published
Time Magazine begins publication
'Toy Story' released into theaters
Oliver North indicted in Iran-Contra affair
WTC North Tower becomes World's tallest building
Three Mile Island accident
Wall Street crashes on 'Black Tuesday'
Alaska admitted to Union
'Grapes of Wrath' published
Brown v. Board of Education ruling
Los Angeles hosts Olympics for first time
Disneyland opens to the public
Scopes 'Monkey Trial' begins
Martin and Lewis' first performance as a team
Kerri Strug finishes her vault on a broken ankle
NAACP Founded
Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points
Gateway Arch dedicated in St. Louis
Exxon Valdez spill
Charles Manson found guilty of murder

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