The following events occurred in 1991.
Series 1988 $1
About 5% after November 1991; less than 1% as of December 31, 1991
Series 1988A $1
About 95% after November 1991; at least 99% as of December 31, 1991
|All were up to Series 1976.|
Series 1988 $5
About 67% as of January 1, 1991; less than 1% as of September 1991
Series 1988A $5
About 33% as of January 1, 1991; at least 99% as of September 1991
Series 1985 $10
About 63% as of January 1, 1991; less than 1% as of December 31, 1991
Series 1988A $10
|About 37% as of January 1, 1991; at least 99% as of December 31, 1991
All $10 bills printed from June through December 1990 remained in circulation all year.
Series 1985 $20
About 70% as of January 1, 1991; about 8% as of December 31, 1991
All $20 bills printed from March through June 1990 (except those printed for Boston in March 1990) remained in circulation all year.
Series 1988A $20
About 30% as of January 1, 1991; about 92% as of December 31, 1991
All $20 bills printed from April through December 1990 remained in circulation all year.
Series 1985 $50
About 47% (as of December 31, 1991)
All $50 bills printed from July 1987 through December 1990 remained in circulation all year.
Series 1988 $50
|About 53% (as of December 31, 1991)|
Series 1981A $100 (or older)
About 13% as of January 1, 1991; less than 1% as of August 1991
Series 1985 $100
About 44% as of January 1, 1991; about 19% as of December 31, 1991
All $100 bills printed from September 1987 through June 1989 remained in circulation all year.
Series 1988 $100
About 42% as of January 1, 1991; about 38% as of December 31, 1991
Series 1990 $100
About 43% (as of December 31, 1991)
Only those printed through November 1991 were released to circulation.
In theaters, all major film studios continued using their 1990 logos on 1991 releases of their respective films.
Their home video counterparts' logos were also mostly unchanged...
...as so were their television counterparts.
All terrestrial broadcast networks continued using their 1989 logos.
All premium cable networks retained their logos from the previous year. Freeform, however, was known as The Family Channel back then.
Disney feature films currently on sale:
Sing-Along Songs videos:
From companies other than Disney:
The last two Star Wars movies aired on NBC again in February and March, respectively.
Last aired on syndication and NBC, respectively:
Currently airing on PBS:
Dr. Seuss videos currently on sale:
The two Grinch specials also continued airing on The Disney Channel.
Kidsongs videos currently on sale:
Barney & the Backyard Gang videos currently on sale:
Super Mario Bros. Super Show videos currently on sale:
Thomas & Friends videos currently on sale:
Sega now sold two home consoles, while Nintendo still only had the NES, but also the Game Boy as its first handheld console.
Games currently on sale:
What's new for 1991
The last three Super Mario Bros. Super Show videos were released.
Very Silly Songs became the next Kidsongs title.
Columbia Pictures Television became a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, but the byline wasn't ready to appear yet, leaving the logo bylineless. The Universal Television logo was also redesigned.
The Goonies aired on Cinemax and HBO through September.
Sega released their only handheld console, the Game Gear, this month.
The Jungle Book was released on home video for the first time. It included a sneak preview at Disney's next animated feature, Beauty and the Beast.
A new anti-counterfeiting security feature called "microscopic printing" was used around Franklin's portrait for further production of $100 bills since then, starting with Series 1990.
MS-DOS 5.0 became Microsoft's first retail upgrade from older versions of DOS.
The very first Sonic the Hedgehog video games was released for not one, but three consoles: Master System, Genesis and Game Gear.
Robin Hood and Pete's Dragon returned for sale.
Barney in Concert joined the Backyard Gang video series.
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System was released this month.
Super Mario World became the first video game for that console in Nintendo's history.
Home Alone was released on VHS from Fox Video. When this video was released, it introduced a new Fox Video logo for mainstream Fox titles, which eventually replaced CBS/FOX Video:
The last Mario cartoon, Super Mario World, premiered on NBC this month, replacing Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3, which moved to The Family Channel along with the Super Mario Bros. Super Show.
The next seasons of these programs premiered this month on their respective networks. In addition, reruns of older Full House episodes began airing on off-network syndication.
The Rescuers Down Under was released on home video.
Windows 3.0 with Multimedia Extensions added support for CD-ROM drives. Since that time, CD-ROM titles became increasingly available.
Fantasia was released on home video for the first time.
Shining Time Station's second season, starring a new Mr. Conductor and three new kids, premiered on PBS. It was co-produced by member station WNET:
For the first time ever in television history, The Wizard of Oz aired twice on CBS in one calendar year -- on March 19 and November 27.
Hook was released in theaters on December 11 from TriStar Pictures.
|As of December 31, 1991:|
|Total movies released in theaters|
|Total movies released on VHS|