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

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

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