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

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

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