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

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

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