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

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

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