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

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

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