Media from 1987.

Paper money

By district

$1 $2 $5 $10 $20 $50 $100
A Series 1985 Series 1976 Series 1985 Series 1985 Series 1985 Series 1985 Series 1985
B Series 1985 Series 1985
C Series 1985
(since August)
Series 1985
D Series 1985 Series 1985
E Series 1985 Series 1985
F Series 1985 Series 1985
G Series 1985 Series 1985
H Series 1985 Series 1985
(since June)
I Series 1985 Series 1985
J Series 1985 Series 1985
K Series 1985 Series 1985
L Series 1985 Series 1985

By denomination

Denomination Notes
$1-G (1986) As of January 1, 1987, the Series 1985 $1 bills were the most common in circulation.
$2-B (1976) As of January 1, 1987, all $2 bills in circulation remained up to Series 1976.
$5-K (1987) As of January 1, 1987, the Series 1985 $5 bills were the most common in circulation.
$10-H (1986) As of January 1, 1987, the Series 1985 $10 bills were the most common in circulation.
$20-E (1987) As of January 1, 1987, the Series 1985 $20 bills were the most common in circulation.
$50-G (1987) In 1987, the Series 1985 $50 bills became more common than older notes.
$100-I (1985)
$100-G (1986)
In 1987, the Series 1985 $100 bills became more common than older notes.

All Series 1981A bills were also still guaranteed in circulation, as so were some Series 1981 bills.


Logos from movies:

Walt Disney Pictures (1985)
Walt Disney Pictures
Paramount 75th Anniversary (1987)
Paramount Pictures (new logo)
Universal (1971)
Universal Pictures
Columbia Pictures (1981)
Columbia Pictures
20th Century Fox (1981)
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Warner Bros. Pictures (1984)
Warner Bros. Pictures
Tristar Pictures (1984)
TriStar Pictures
Touchstone Pictures (1986)
Touchstone Pictures

Logos from terrestrial television:

NBC logo
American Broadcasting Company Logo
PBS (1984)
WPIX 1985
WPIX (New York City)
FOX (new logo)

Logos from cable/satellite television:

HBO logo
Cinemax logo
The Disney Channel 1986
Disney Channel
Nickelodeon Logo

Logos from television companies and stations:

Walt Disney Television (1985)
Walt Disney Television
Paramount Television (1987)
Paramount Television (new logo)
Universal Television (1975)
Universal Television
1982 Columbia Pictures Television Logo
Columbia Pictures Television
20th Television Fox (1981)
20th Century Fox Television
Warner Bros. Television (1984)
Warner Bros. Television
1987 Family Communications Logo
Family Communications
WGBH (1978)
WNET (1988)
WNET (new logo)
DiC (1987)
DiC Entertainment (new logo)
Sunbow & Marvel Productions (1986)
Sunbow & Marvel Productions
Merv Griffin Enterprises (1987)
Merv Griffin Enterprises
KingWorld (1985)
Buena Vista Television (1985)
Buena Vista Television
Tristar Television (1986)
TriStar Television

Logos from home media:

Walt Disney Home Video (1986)
Walt Disney Home Video
Paramount Home Video (1987)
Paramount Home Video (new logo)
1983 MCA Home Video Logo
MCA Home Video
RCA Columbia Pictures Home Video (1986)
RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video
1984 CBS-FOX Video Logo
Warner Home Video (1986-A)
Warner Home Video
CIC Video (1986)
CIC Video
MGM-UA Home Video (1982)
MGM/UA Home Video
Walt Disney Classics (1984)
Walt Disney Classics
Touchstone Home Video (1987)
Touchstone Home Video
View-Master Video (1985)
View-Master Video
Warner Bros. Records (1985)
Warner Bros. Records
Together Again Video Productions (1987)
Together Again Video Productions (new logo)
Vestron Video (1986)
Vestron Video
Golden Book Video (1987)
Golden Book Video (new logo)

Logos from video games:

Nes logo
Nintendo Entertainment System
Sega Master System (NEW!)


The Aristocats was re-issued one last time in April.

Box office totals

1 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope $322,740,142
2 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi $263,835,740
3 Ghostbusters $238,632,124
4 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back $222,674,266
5 The Goonies $61,389,680
6 The Aristocats $35,452,658
7 My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) $5,958,456

Home video

1985 The Wizard of Oz VHS Front Cover
The Wizard of Oz
Starwars vhs
Star Wars
Starwars2 1984vhs
The Empire Strikes Back
Ghostbusters vhs
Starwars3 vhs
Return of the Jedi
Goonies 1986vhs
The Goonies
Mylittlepony 1986vhs
My Little Pony: The Movie

From Walt Disney Home Video:

Robinhood 1984
Robin Hood
Pinocchio 1985
Dumbo 1985
Marypoppins 1986vhs
Mary Poppins
Petesdragon 1985
Pete's Dragon
Swordinthestone 1986
The Sword in the Stone
Aliceinwonderland 1986
Alice in Wonderland
Bedknobsandbroomsticks 1986
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Sodeartomyheart 1986vhs
So Dear to My Heart
Sleepingbeauty 1986
Sleeping Beauty
Ladyandthetramp 1987
Lady and the Tramp (NEW!)
The Three Caballeros (returned)
Disney's Sing-Along Songs
Dsas zipadeedoodah
Dsas heighho
Heigh Ho (NEW!)
Dsas barenecessities
The Bare Necessities (NEW!)


Dr. Seuss Advanced Books
Some notable books include:
  • And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (his first one)
  • Horton Hatches the Egg
  • Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose
  • If I Ran the Zoo
  • Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories
  • Scrambled Eggs Super!
  • Horton Hears a Who!
  • If I Ran the Circus
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
  • The Sneetches and Other Stories
  • Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book
  • The Lorax
  • Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?
  • Hunches in Bunches
Dr. Seuss Beginner Books
Some notable books include:
  • The Cat in the Hat
  • The Cat in the Hat Comes Back
  • One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
  • Green Eggs and Ham
  • Ten Apples Up On Top!
  • Dr. Seuss's ABC
  • Hop on Pop
  • Fox in Socks
  • The Foot Book
  • Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?
  • Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!
  • In a People House
  • The Shape of Me and Other Stuff
  • There's a Wocket in My Pocket!
  • Great Day for Up!
  • Oh, the Thinks You Can Think!
  • I Can Read with My Eyes Shut!
  • Oh Say Can You Say?



Broadcast date and time Current season Network Program title
Seasons 17-18 PBS Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Logo 1971
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Seasons 4-5 Syndication 1983 Wheel of Fortune Logo
Wheel of Fortune
Seasons 3-4 Syndication Jeopardy 1987
Premiered September 15 Season 2 Syndication Mylittlepony 1986tv
My Little Pony (TV series)
Premiered September 19 Season 1 Syndication Kidsongstvshow 1987
The Kidsongs TV Show
Premiered September 22 Season 1 ABC Fullhouse 1987
Full House
November 22 N/A NBC Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Home video

From Dr. Seuss:

Catinthehat 1985vhs
The Cat in the Hat
Lorax 1985vhs
The Lorax
Grinchnight 1985vhs
Grinch Night
Grinch 1985vhs
The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat

From Kidsongs:

Kidsongs oldmacdonaldsfarm
A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
Kidsongs teachtheworldtosing
I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing
Kidsongs goodnightsleeptight
Good Night, Sleep Tight
Kidsongs carsboatstrainsplanes
Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
Kidsongs singoutamerica
Sing Out, America!
Kidsongs daywiththeanimals
A Day with the Animals
Kidsongs whatiwanttobe
What I Want to Be! (NEW!)
Kidsongs wonderfulworldofsports
The Wonderful World of Sports (NEW!)
Kidsongs dayatthecircus
A Day at the Circus (NEW!)

From My Little Pony:

  • Bright Lights
  • Flight to Cloud Castle/Pony Puppy
  • Fugitive Flowers/Little Piece of Magic
  • The Golden Horseshoes/The Prince and the Ponies
  • Mishmash Melee/Baby, It's Cold Outside
  • The Quest of the Princess Ponies
  • The Revolt of Paradise Estate/Sweet Stuff and the Treasure Hunt


5.25" Floppy Disk
DOS 3.3
MS-DOS 3.3 (NEW!)
Windows 1.04 (NEW!)
Windows 2.03 (NEW!)

Video Games


Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
Donkeykong nes
Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong Jr.
Mario Bros.
Donkey Kong 3


As of December 31, 1987:
Total movies released in theaters (out of 100) 8
Total movies released on VHS (out of 38) 7
Total Disney animated features released on VHS (out of 26) 10
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