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The following events occurred in 1990.


Paper money

Denomination/series year Prevalence
$1-G (1986)
Series 1985 $1
Less than 1% (as of September 1990)
$1-A (1989)
Series 1988 $1

About 59% (as of December 31, 1990)

All $1 bills printed from May through December 1989 remained in circulation all year.

$1-A (1992)
Series 1988A $1
About 41% (as of December 31, 1990)
$2-B (1976)
$2
All were up to Series 1976.
$5-K (1987)
Series 1985 $5
Less than 1% (as of September 1990)
$5-C (1989)
Series 1988 $5

About 67% (as of December 31, 1990)

All $5 bills printed from July through December 1989 remained in circulation all year.

$5-G (1991)
Series 1988A $5

About 33% (as of December 31, 1990)

$10-G (1989)
Series 1985 $10

About 63% (as of December 31, 1990)

All $10 bills printed from May through December 1989 remained in circulation all year.

$10-K (1990)
Series 1988A $10
About 37% (as of December 31, 1990)
$20-D (1989)
Series 1985 $20

About 70% (as of December 31, 1990)

All $20 bills printed from December 1988 through December 1989 remained in circulation all year.

$20-G (1990)
Series 1988A $20
About 30% (as of December 31, 1990)
$50-G (1987)
Series 1985 $50

About 47% (as of December 31, 1990)

All $50 bills printed from July 1987 through December 1988 remained in circulation all year.

$50-B (1990)
Series 1988 $50
About 53% (as of December 31, 1990)
$100-I (1985)
Series 1981A $100 (or older)

About 13% (as of December 31, 1990)

Virtually no $100 bills of this series year were destroyed.

$100-G (1986)
Series 1985 $100

About 44% (as of December 31, 1990)

Virtually no $100 bills of this series year were destroyed.

$100-B (1990)
Series 1988 $100

About 42% (as of December 31, 1990)

Carryovers

Logos

Movie industry
Walt Disney Pictures (1985)
Walt Disney Pictures
Paramount (1989)
Paramount Pictures
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
Terrestrial television networks
NBC logo
NBC
Cbs-logo
CBS
American Broadcasting Company Logo
ABC
PBS (1989)
PBS
Fox1987
FOX
WPIX 1985
WPIX (New York City)
Cable television networks
HBO logo
HBO
Showtime logo 1990
Showtime
TheMovieChannel1988
The Movie Channel
Cinemax logo
Cinemax
The Disney Channel 1986
Disney Channel
Television production companies
Walt Disney Television (1985)
Walt Disney Television
Paramount Television (1989)
Paramount Television
Universal Television (1975)
Universal Television
Columbia Pictures Television (1987)
Columbia Pictures Television
20th Television Fox (1981)
20th Century Fox Television
Warner Bros. Television (1984)
Warner Bros. Television
WGBH (1978)
WGBH
DiC (1987)
DiC Entertainment
Sunbow & Marvel Productions (1986)
Sunbow and Marvel Productions
Merv Griffin Enterprises (1988)
Merv Griffin Enterprises
KingWorld (1985)
KingWorld
Buena Vista Television (1985)
Buena Vista Television
The Lyons Group (1988)
The Lyons Group
Home video industry
Walt Disney Home Video (1986)
Walt Disney Home Video
Paramount Home Video (1989)
Paramount Home Video
MCA Home Video (1983)
MCA Home Video
RCA Columbia Pictures Home Video (1986)
RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video
CBS-FOX Video (1984)
CBS-FOX Video
Warner Home Video (1986-B)
Warner Home Video
CIC Video (1986)
CIC Video
MGM-UA Home Video (1982)
MGM/UA Home Video
Vestron Video (1986)
Vestron Video
View-Master Video (1985)
View-Master Video
Warner Bros. Records (1985)
Warner Bros. Records
Together Again Video Productions (1987)
Together Again Video Productions
Walt Disney Classics (1989)
Walt Disney Classics
Touchstone Home Video (1987)
Touchstone Pictures
Random House Home Video
Random House Home Video

Movies

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 Home Alone (as of December 27) $126,954,843
6 Ghostbusters II $112,494,738
7 The Goonies $61,389,680
8 The Aristocats $35,452,658
9 My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) $5,958,456
Non-Disney movies on VHS
Wizardofoz 1989vhs
The Wizard of Oz
Starwars vhs
Star Wars
Starwars2 1984vhs
The Empire Strikes Back
Starwars3 vhs
Return of the Jedi
Ghostbusters vhs
Ghostbusters
Goonies 1986vhs
The Goonies
Mylittlepony 1989vhs
My Little Pony: The Movie
Ghostbusters2 vhs
Ghostbusters II
Disney movies on VHS
Dumbo 1991
Dumbo
Marypoppins 1989
Mary Poppins
Swordinthestone 1986
The Sword in the Stone
Bedknobsandbroomsticks 1989 front
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Aliceinwonderland 1986
Alice in Wonderland
Thethreecaballeros
The Three Caballeros
Bambi 1989
Bambi
Disney's Sing-Along Songs on VHS
Dsas zipadeedoodah
Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
Dsas heighho
Heigh Ho
Dsas barenecessities
The Bare Necessities
Dsas youcanfly
You Can Fly
Dsas christmas
Very Merry Christmas Songs
Dsas funwithmusic
Fun with Music

Television

Program title Network Broadcast date/time(s) Season No.
Wheeloffortune 1989
Wheel of Fortune
First-run syndication 7:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. 7
Jeopardy 1989
Jeopardy!
First-run syndication 7:00 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. 6
Kidsongstvshow 1987
The Kidsongs TV Show
Disney Channel 1
Fullhouse 1987
Full House
ABC 3
Shiningtimestation logo
Shining Time Station
PBS 1
Smbss
Super Mario Bros. Super Show
First-run syndication 1
Also available on VHS
Catinthehat 1989vhs
The Cat in the Hat
Lorax 1989vhs
The Lorax
Drseussontheloose vhs
Dr. Seuss on the Loose
Hooberbloob 1989vhs
The Hoober-Bloob Highway
Grinchnight 1989vhs
Grinch Night
Pontoffelpock 1989vhs
Pontoffel Pock and His Magic Piano
Grinch 1989vhs
The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat
Kidsongs1990 macdonaldsfarm
Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
Kidsongs1990 worldtosing
Kidsongs: I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing
Kidsongs1990 goodnightsleeptight
Kidsongs: Good Night, Sleep Tight
Kidsongs1990 carsboatstrainsplanes
Kidsongs: Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
Kidsongs1990 homeontherange
Kidsongs: Home on the Range
Kidsongs1990 daywiththeanimals
Kidsongs: A Day with the Animals
Kidsongs1990 whatiwanttobe
Kidsongs: What I Want to Be!
Kidsongs1990 letsplayball
Kidsongs: Let's Play Ball
Kidsongs1990 dayatthecircus
Kidsongs: A Day at the Circus
style="text-align:center;"Backyardshow 1990
Barney & the Backyard Gang: The Backyard Show
style="text-align:center;"Threewishes 1990
Barney & the Backyard Gang: Three Wishes
style="text-align:center;"Dayatthebeach 1990
Barney & the Backyard Gang: A Day at the Beach
Smbss vhs1
Super Mario Bros. Super Show: Mario's Magic Carpet
Smbss vhs2
Super Mario Bros. Super Show: Mario Meets Koopzilla
Smbss vhs3
Super Mario Bros. Super Show: King Mario of Cramalot
Smbss vhs4
Super Mario Bros. Super Show: The Great Gladiator Gig
Smbss vhs5
Super Mario Bros. Super Show: Butch Mario and the Luigi Kid
Smbss vhs6
Super Mario Bros. Super Show: The Great BMX Race

Video Games

Nes logo
Donkeykongclassics
Donkey Kong Classics
(includes Donkey Kong and Donkey Kong Jr.)
Supermariobros
Super Mario Bros.
Smb2
Super Mario Bros. 2
Gameboy logo
Sml
Super Mario Land
Sega-master-system-logo
Sega Genesis Logo

What's new for 1990

Month unknown
Star Wars movies re-packaged:
Starwars 1990vhs
Star Wars
Starwars2 vhs
The Empire Strikes Back
Starwars3 1990vhs
Return of the Jedi
Three new Super Mario Bros. Super Show videos:
Smbss vhs7 Smbss vhs8 Smbss vhs9
Buena Vista Television (1990)
Buena Vista Television's new logo
February
Smb3
Super Mario Bros. 3
March
Warner Bros. Pictures (1990) Warner Bros. Television (1990)Warner Home Video (1990)
Time Warner replaces Warner Communications
May
Littlemermaid 1990
The Little Mermaid
Universal (1990)MCA Universal Home Video 1991
MCA Home Video renamed to MCA/Universal Home Video; Universal Pictures's new logo
Win30 titlescreen
Windows 3.0 (requires MS-DOS
June
Three new Barney & the Backyard Gang videos:
Waitingforsanta
Waiting for Santa
Campfiresingalong
Campfire Sing-Along
Barneygoestoschool
Barney Goes to School
ThomasGetsTricked 1990VHS
Thomas Gets Tricked and Other Stories
Britt Allcroft (1989) Strand VCI Entertainment
Thomas & Friends videos distributed by The Britt Allcroft Company and Strand VCI Entertainment
Walt Disney Pictures (1990)
Walt Disney Pictures' modified logo
August

Dsas zipadeedoodah(2) Dsas heighho(2) Dsas barenecessities(2) Dsas youcanfly(2) Dsas funwithmusic(2)

Disney's Sing-Along Songs videos re-packaged

Dsas underthesea Dsas disneylandfun
Two new titles: Disney's Sing-Along Songs: Under the Sea and Disneyland Fun

Kidsongs dayatcamp Kidsongs rollercoaster
Two new Kidsongs videos: A Day at Camp and Ride the Roller Coaster
JamesLearnsALesson 1990VHS
James Learns a Lesson and Other Stories
September
Aosmb3
Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3
DiC (1990)
DiC Entertainment's modified logo
Wheeloffortune 1989
Wheel of Fortune (season 8)
Jeopardy 1990
Jeopardy! (season 7)
Fullhouse 1987
Full House (season 4)
KingWorld (1990)
KingWorld's new logo
Peterpan 1990
Peter Pan
Tenders&Turntables VHS
Tenders and Turntables and Other Stories
ThomasBreakstheRulesVHS
Thomas Breaks the Rules and Other Stories
November
Homealone
Home Alone
December
Shining Time Station: 'Tis a Gift on PBS
Dsas christmas(2) Dsas ilovetolaugh
Disney's Sing-Along Songs: Very Merry Christmas Songs and I Love to Laugh

Totals

As of December 31, 1990:
Total movies released in theaters (out of 100) 10
Total movies released on VHS (out of 38) 8
Total Disney animated features released on VHS (out of 29) 14
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