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

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