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

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

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