20th Century: '40s or '50s?

Can you identify the correct decade for these 20th century events? For 1940s enter 4, and for 1950s enter 5.

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D-Day
Soviet satellite Sputnik launched Space Age
First atomic bomb tested
Mount Rushmore completed
Segregation ruled illegal in US
Captain America comic first appeared
First commercial color TV program
Report said cigarettes cause cancer
China became communist
Operation Barbarossa
Peace symbol created
'Casablanca' movie released
Polaroid cameras invented
Korea divided into North and South
Disneyland opened
Event(4)0s or (5)0s
Korean War began
Chemical structure of DNA discovered
Microwave oven invented
George Orwell published 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'
Mahatma Gandhi assassinated
First atomic submarine launched
Buddy Holly released 'Peggy Sue'
First successful kidney transplant
Princess Elizabeth became Queen
First modern credit card introduced
NATO established
'LEGO' toy bricks introduced
UN founded
Warsaw Pact signed
UNICEF founded
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  • In this quiz, the 1940s is defined as the years from 1940 to 1949 inclusive; and the 1950s are the years from 1950 to 1959.
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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2017
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