20th Century: '70s or '80s?

Can you identify the correct decade for these 20th-century events? For 1970s enter 7, and for 1980s enter 8.

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Apple introduced the first Macintosh computer
'The Godfather' movie released
First cell phone call transmitted
MTV launched in the United States
'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' movie released
Death of Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito
Mount St. Helens erupted in Washington, US
Summer Olympics in Moscow
'Pong' arcade game released
'Gandhi' movie released
Berlin Wall was torn down
Tiananmen Square protests
Canada gained official independence from the UK
Idi Amin became third president of Uganda
CN Tower completed
Event(7)0s or (8)0s
Voyager 2 reached Uranus
Augusto Pinochet became ruler of Chile
The first e-mail transmitted
Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of the USSR
AC/DC released 'Highway to Hell'
Space Shuttle Challenger disaster
First baby born conceived by in vitro fertilization
'Happy Days' TV show premiered
Madonna released 'Like a Virgin'
First commercially available microprocessor
'Married... with Children' TV show premiered
Beginning of Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan
Tenerife airport disaster
Francisco Franco died after 39 years in power
First MRI scan of a human body produced
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  • In this quiz, the 1970s is defined as the years from 1970 to 1979 inclusive; and the 1980s are the years from 1980 to 1989.
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Last Updated: Sep 14, 2017
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