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Can you name the year of each of these actual newspaper headlines (20th century only)?

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HeadlineYear
Dentist, Close to Death, Receives First Permanent Artificial Heart
Hawaii Becomes the 50th State; New Flag Shown
Dillinger Slain in Chicago; Shot Dead by Federal Men in Front of Movie Theatre
Atom Spy Couple Sentenced to Die
Wall Street Lays an Egg
Shark Kills 2 Bathers, Maims 1, Near New York
Stalingrad Halts Hard Nazi Attacks; Red Army Takes Strong Points from Germans
Electronic Computer Flashes Answers, May Speed Engineering
Death Captures Crown of Rock and Roll
Drastic Measures Everywhere to Curb Flu
President Leaves on Trip to China
Paris Falls: City Quiet as Nazis Enter
Lusitania Topedoed!
Oahu Bombed by Japanese Planes
Earthquake and Fire: San Francisco in Ruins
Martial Law Declared in Sarajevo: Heir to Throne Assassinated
Our Subway Opens, 150,000 Try It
Jackson Wins Easily in Michigan in Surprising Setback to Dukakis
High Court Puts New Curb On Powers of the Police to Interrogate Suspects
Lindbergh Baby Kidnapped From Home
Russia and Japan Accept Roosevelt’s Suggestion
Nation and Millions in City Joyously Hail Bicentennial
Democrats Assert Reagan is Using ‘Star Wars’ Scare to Hide Blunders
Italians Guilty in Murder;Jury to Deal With Them as if They Were Americans
US is Voted Dry
China Resumes Control of Hong Kong, Concluding 156 Years of British Rule
Hindenburg Burns in Lakehurst Crash
Truman Orders U.S. Air, Navy Units to Fight In Aid Of Korea
Manson and 3 Women Found Guilty; State to Ask Death Penalty
Raze Berlin Wall, Reagan Urges Soviet
4 U.S. Agents Killed in Texas Shootout with Cult
Power Failure Imperils Astronauts
Men Walk on Moon
Lindbergh Does It!
HeadlineYear
Scopes Guilty, Fined $100
2 Students in Colorado School Said to Gun Down as Many as 23
President Shot at Buffalo Fair
Violence Erupts After Assassination of King
President Starts Recovery Program
Kennedy Orders Blockade of Cuba
Two Germanys Unite After 45 Years with Jubilation and a Vow of Peace
3rd Planet Found in Modern Times; Others, Uranus and Neptune
Largest U.S. Tanker Spill Spews 270,000 Barrels of Oil off Alaska
Bush Halts Offensive Combat; Kuwait Freed, Iraqis Crushed
Wilson Asks for War Action
Radio Fake Scares Nation
Guyana Official Reports 300 Dead At Religious Sect's Jungle Temple
Inventors of North Carolina Box Kite Machine Want Government to Purchase It
Unknowns of World War II and Korea Are Enshrined
Work Begins on Yankee Stadium; No Ceremony to Mark First Step in Construction
President Roosevelt Greets Free Cuba
Landslide for Ike!
Los Angeles Policemen Acquitted In Taped Beating
Truce Is Signed, Ending the Fighting In Korea
At Least 31 Are Dead, Scores Are Missing After Bomb Attack in Oklahoma City
Fatal Fall of Wright Airship; Lieut. Selfridge Killed and Orville Wright Hurt
Kennedy and Nixon Clash in TV Debate
Ferraro is Chosen by Mondale as Running Mate, First Woman on Major Ticket
Budapest Protest Grew Into War; Battle for Hungary Remains in Doubt
Assassin Kills Kennedy: Lyndon Johnson Sworn In
Suffrage Amendment is Ratified
Eisenhower Heads Allied Staff;Land, Air, Sea Chiefs To Serve Under Eisenhower
High Court Bans School Segregation; 9-to-0 Decision Grants Time to Comply
The Shuttle Explodes
Lenin Dies of Cerebral Hemorrhage; Moscow Throngs Overcome With Grief
German Army Attacks Poland
Capone Convicted of Dodging Taxes; May Get 17 Years
Nixon Resigns
HeadlineYear
Hoover Odds 5 to 1 on Eve of Election
President Harding Dies Suddenly
Dewey Defeats Truman
3 Apollo Astronauts Die in Fire
Taft Impressed Audience; Breaking of Tradition Added to the Inauguration
Reds’ Night Game Draws 25,000 Fans; First Under Lights in Major Leagues
Hitler Dead
Amid Splendor, Charles Weds Diana
U.S. Forces Out of Vietnam; Hanoi Frees the Last P.O.W.
Mark Twain is Dead at 74
U.S. Defeats Soviet Squad in Olympic Hockey by 4-3
Malcolm Knew He Was a 'Marked Man'
Teheran Students Seize U.S Embassy and Hold Hostages
Maris Hits 61st in Final Game
Clinton, at U.N., Signs Treaty Banning All Nuclear Testing
Mandela is Named President, Closing the Era of Apartheid
North Atlantic Pact Erases Last Marks of Isolationism
Opening of Service; About 10,000 Words Sent Between Nova Scotia and Ireland
Martin Luther King Wins the Nobel Prize for Peace
Scott Dies After Finding Pole
Harry Houdini Dies After Operations: Loses Fight For Life in Detroit Hospital
Galveston in Ruins: Estimates of Dead in Thousands
Dodgers Purchase Robinson, First Negro in Modern Major League Baseball
Clinton Emphatically Denies an Affair With Ex-Intern
4000 Ships Carry Troops to Coast of France
Government Clears the Way for Quantity Production of Salk Preventive
Chernenko is Dead in Moscow at 73; Gorbachev Succeeds Him
Communists Take Over Saigon
Soviet Fires Earth Satellite into Space
White Star Liner Strikes Iceberg on Maiden Trip
Standard Oil Company Must Dissolve in 6 Months
100,000 Hail Hitler; U.S. Athletes Avoid Nazi Salute to Him

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