The following events occurred in 1994.
Series 1988A $1
At least 99% as of January 1, 1994 until May 1994; about 59% as of December 31, 1994
All $1 bills printed from August through December 1993 (except the Atlanta bills from August 1993) remained in circulation all year.
Series 1993 $1
|About 41% as of December 31, 1994|
|All were up to Series 1976.|
Series 1988A $5
At least 99% as of January 1, 1994 until late November 1994; about 93% as of December 31, 1994
All $5 bills printed from March through December 1993 remained in circulation all year.
Series 1993 $5
|About 7% as of December 31, 1994|
Series 1990 $10
About 95% as of January 1, 1994; about 76% as of December 31, 1994 All $10 bills printed from July through December 1993 remained in circulation all year.
Series 1993 $10
|About 24% as of December 31, 1994|
Series 1990 $20
About 87% as of January 1, 1994; at least 99% as of April 1994; about 69% as of December 31, 1994
All $20 bills printed from May through December 1993 (plus those from April 1993 for the Districts of Cleveland and Richmond) remained in circulation all year.
Series 1993 $20
|About 31% as of December 31, 1994|
Series 1990 $50
About 96% as of January 1, 1994; about 81% as of December 31, 1994 All $50 bills printed from March 1992 through December 1993 remained in circulation all year.
Series 1993 $50
|About 19% as of December 31, 1994|
Series 1988 $100
About 30% as of January 1, 1994; about 26% as of August 1994; about 18% as of December 31, 1994 All $100 bills printed from May 1990 through January 1991 remained in circulation all year.
Series 1990 $100
About 60% as of January 1, 1994; about 74% as of August 1994
Series 1993 $100
|About 8% as of December 31, 1994|
Albums currently on sale:
Windows 3.1 remained the current version of Windows in 1994.
What's new for 1994
New Warner Bros. Television logo.
The Barney & Friends episode from Season 2, "An Adventure in Make-Believe" released on video as "Let's Pretend with Barney".
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 was Wario's first game with him as the main character.
New Kid Vision logo
Videotapes of Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog were released this month.
There was also a new Sonic the Hedgehog video game featuring Knuckles the Echidna.
More episodes of Shining Time Station were released on VHS from Kid Vision.
Another Season 3 video for Thomas & Friends released this month was James Goes Buzz Buzz and Other Thomas Stories.
The first four Dr. Seuss specials were re-packaged with new cover art and sing-along lyrics.
The Fox and the Hound was the last Walt Disney Classics title in the series.
The Barney & Friends episode from Season 2, "The Alphabet Zoo!" released on video as "Barney's Alphabet Zoo".
The Kidsongs Television Show premiered on PBS stations. It introduced songs from A Day at Camp to If We Could Talk to the Animals on television.
A spin-off series to Disney's Sing-Along Songs, known as Mickey's Fun Songs, started off with two videos.
MS-DOS 6.22 was the last version of MS-DOS released in stores.
|Hook premiered on ABC on December 11.|
|While newer versions of AOL were being released this year, a new internet browser called Netscape Navigator came out on December 15.|
All That premiered on Nickelodeon late in 1994. It contained the Nickelodeon Productions logo shown below:
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York premiered on HBO and Cinemax, where the first Home Alone previously aired.
Released this month was the direct-to-video sequel to Aladdin, The Return of Jafar.
A few weeks before its theatrical release, The Lion King got a soundtrack album.
20th Century Fox updated its logo upon becoming a News Corporation company.
There was a soundtrack album for The Mask.
Barney Live! in New York City was released direct-to-video, more than three months after the premiere of Imagination Island on NBC.
Following the video's release was another soundtrack album called Barney's Favorites: Vol. 2.
Percy's Ghostly Trick was released this month.
Kirby's first known voice actress, Taeko Kawata, was heard in a mini audio CD that came with a comic book that was released on August 20. The title of this book is Kirby and the Story of the Dream Spring.
The last Season 3 video of Thomas & Friends was Thomas' Christmas Party.
The next seasons of these game shows premiered this month on their respective networks. As this happened, Merv Griffin Enterprises was sold to Columbia TriStar Television, who introduced its first logo:
A new season of Legends of the Hidden Temple premiered on Nickelodeon. It had 40 more episodes, for a total of 80.
Full House and Sonic the Hedgehog's last seasons premiered on ABC.
Imagination Island was released on video after Barney Live! in New York City.
ABC's Sonic the Hedgehog got three videos.
Sonic & Knuckles, the sequel to Sonic the Hedgehog 3, was released this month.
Alongside the video premiere of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs were re-packagings of former Walt Disney Classics titles. The new brand was called the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection:
Two Dr. Seuss specials, both featuring the Cat in the Hat, premiered on TNT.
Sonic Chaos got a sequel released for the Game Gear -- Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble.
Donkey Kong got his first own game this month.
|As of December 31, 1994:|
|Total movies released in theaters (out of 100)|
|Total movies released on VHS (out of 38)|
|Total Disney animated features released on VHS (out of 32)|