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Media from 1996.

Paper money

By district

$1 $2 $5 $10 $20 $50 $100
A Series 1995 Series 1976 Series 1995 Series 1993 Series 1993 Series 1993 Series 1996
(since March 25)
B Series 1995 Series 1995 Series 1993 Series 1995
(since December)
Series 1993 Series 1996
(since March 25)
C Series 1995 Series 1995
(since January)
Series 1993 Series 1993 Series 1990 Series 1996
(since March 25)
D Series 1995 Series 1995
(since May)
Series 1993 Series 1993 Series 1993 Series 1996
(since March 25)
E Series 1995 Series 1995 Series 1995
(since July)
Series 1993 Series 1993 Series 1996
(since March 25)
F Series 1995 Series 1995
(since late 1996)
Series 1995 Series 1995
(since March)
Series 1995
(since May)
N/A Series 1996
(since March 25)
G Series 1995 Series 1976 Series 1995 Series 1995
(since August)
Series 1995
(since February)
Series 1993 Series 1996
(since March 25)
H Series 1995 Series 1995 Series 1995 Series 1995
(since March)
Series 1993 Series 1996
(since May)
I Series 1995
(since January)
Series 1995
(since March)
Series 1995
(since February)
Series 1990 Series 1990 Series 1996
(since March 25)
J Series 1995 Series 1995
(since September)
Series 1995
(since July)
Series 1995
(since August)
Series 1993 Series 1996
(since April)
K Series 1995
(since March)
Series 1995 Series 1995
(since January)
Series 1995
(since January)
Series 1993
(since April)
Series 1996
(since April)
L Series 1995 Series 1995
(since June)
Series 1995 Series 1995 Series 1990 Series 1996
(since March 25)

By denomination

Denomination/series year Prevalence
$1-A (1994)
Series 1993 $1

About 58% as of January 1, 1996; less than 1% after November 1996

$1-A (1998)
Series 1995 $1

About 40% as of January 1, 1996; at least 99% as of December 31, 1996

All $1 bills printed from August through December 1995 remained in circulation all year.

$2-F (1996)
Series 1995 $2

Until 1996, all $2 bills were Series 1976 or older. Since then, the Western Currency Facility did all the work on making new $2 bills.

Very few of the Series 1995 bills were released to circulation this year.

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

About 22% as of January 1, 1996; less than 1% as of May 1996

$5-B (1995)
Series 1993 $5

About 47% as of January 1, 1996; about 4% as of December 31, 1996

$5-F (1995)
Series 1995 $5

About 31% as of January 1, 1996; at least 96% as of December 31, 1996

All $5 bills printed from September through December 1995 remained in circulation all year.

$10-B (1992)
Series 1990 $10

About 36% as of January 1, 1996; less than 1% as of July 1996

$10-F (1995)
Series 1993 $10

About 53% as of January 1, 1996; about 45% as of December 31, 1996 All $10 bills printed from February through December 1995 remained in circulation all year.

$10-G (1998)
Series 1995 $10

About 11% as of January 1, 1996; about 55% as of December 31, 1996

All were printed at the Western Currency Facility at Fort Worth, Texas.

$20-C (1993)
Series 1990 $20

About 17% as of January 1, 1996; less than 1% as of June 1996

$20-K (1994)
Series 1993 $20

About 77% as of January 1, 1996; about 73% as of December 31, 1996

All $20 bills printed from September 1994 (except those from San Francisco) through December 1995 remained in circulation all year.

$20-G (1996)
Series 1995 $20

About 6% as of January 1, 1996; about 27% as of December 31, 1996

All were printed at the Western Currency Facility at Fort Worth, Texas.

$50-G (1992)
Series 1990 $50

About 62% as of January 1, 1996; about 22% as of December 31, 1996

All $50 bills printed from December 1992 through May 1994 remained in circulation all year.

$50-G (1996)
Series 1993 $50

About 38% as of January 1, 1996; about 78% as of December 31, 1996

$100-G (1991)
Series 1990 $100

About 70% as of January 1, 1996; about 19% as of December 31, 1996 All $100 bills printed from December 1993 through October 1994 remained in circulation all year.

$100-I (1995)
Series 1993 $100

About 30% as of January 1, 1996; about 28% as of December 31, 1996

No $100 bills of this series were destroyed this year.

$100-K (1997)
Series 1996 $100
About 53% as of December 31, 1996

Logos

Logos from movies:

Walt Disney Pictures (1990)
Walt Disney Pictures
Paramount (1995)
Paramount Pictures
Universal (1991)
Universal Pictures
Columbia Pictures (1993)
Columbia Pictures
20th Century Fox (1994)
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Warner Bros. Pictures (1992)
Warner Bros. Pictures
Tristar Pictures (1993)
TriStar Pictures
Touchstone Pictures (1986)
Touchstone Pictures
Walt Disney Pictures (1995)
Walt Disney Pictures (for Pixar films)
Pixar Animation Studios (1995)
Pixar Animation Studios

Logos from terrestrial television:

NBC logo
NBC
Cbs-logo
CBS
American Broadcasting Company Logo
ABC
PBS (1996)
PBS (new logo)
PBS Kids (1996)
PBS Kids (new logo)
Fox logo
FOX
TheWB95
WB Network
UPN logo
UPN

Logos from cable/satellite television:

HBO logo
HBO
Cinemax logo
Cinemax
Showtime logo 1990
Showtime
TheMovieChannel1988
The Movie Channel
The Disney Channel 1986
Disney Channel
USA Network 1996
USA Network (new logo)
Nickelodeon Logo
Nickelodeon
The Family Channel
The Family Channel
Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
TBS Superstation logo 1999
TBS
TNT logo 1999
TNT

Logos from television companies and stations:

Walt Disney Television (1985)
Walt Disney Television
Paramount Television (1995)
Paramount Television
Universal Television (1991)
Universal Television
Columbia Tristar Television (1994)
Columbia TriStar Television
20th Century Fox Television (1995)
20th Century Fox Television
Warner Bros. Television (1994)
Warner Bros. Television
1996 Family Communications Logo
Family Communications
WGBH Boston (1993)
WGBH
DiC (1990)
DiC Entertainment
Sunbow Entertainment (1995)
Sunbow Productions
KingWorld (1990)
KingWorld
Buena Vista Television (1995)
Buena Vista Television
Britt Allcroft (1989)
The Britt Allcroft Company
Nickelodeon Productions (1996)
Nickelodeon Productions (new logo)

Logos from home media:

Walt Disney Home Video (1991)
Walt Disney Home Video
Paramount Home Video (1995)
Paramount Home Video
MCA Universal Home Video 1991
MCA/Universal Home Video
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (1995-A)
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Columbia Tristar Home Video (1996)
Columbia TriStar Home Video (new logo)
Warner Home Video (1993)
Warner Home Video
CIC Video (1992-B)
CIC Video
MGM-UA Home Video (1993)
MGM/UA Home Video
Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection (1994)
Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection
Touchstone Home Video (1987)
Touchstone Home Video
Kid Vision (1994)
Kid Vision
Warner Bros. Records (1985)
Warner Bros. Records
Together Again Video Productions (1987)
Together Again Video Productions
Random House Home Video
Random House Home Video
PBS Home Video (1989)
PBS Home Video
Barney Home Video (1995)
Barney Home Video (new logo)
TimeLife Video (1992)
Time-Life Video
Disney Videos (1995)
Disney Videos

Logos from video games:

Gameboy logo
Game Boy
Snes logo
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
N64 logo
Nintendo 64 (NEW!)
Sega Game Gear Logo
Sega Game Gear
Sega Genesis Logo
Sega Genesis
Sega Saturn Logo
Sega Saturn

Movies

New releases

Toystory
Toy Story
Hunchback of notre dame
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Matilda
Matilda
Played in 2,053 theaters (71%) as of January 12
Returned to 823 out of 3,012 theaters (27%) on May 24
Opening: 2,778 out of 3,012 theaters (92%) on June 21
Widest release: Played in 2,835 theaters (94%) on July 5
Last seen in 1,148 theaters (38%) on August 2
Opening: 1,975 out of 3,012 theaters (65.5%) on August 2
Widest release: Played in 2,006 theaters (67%) on August 9
Last seen in 1,250 theaters (41.5%) on August 30

Box office totals

1 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope $322,740,142
2 The Lion King $312,855,561
3 Home Alone $285,761,243
4 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi $263,835,740
5 Ghostbusters $238,632,124
6 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back $222,674,266
7 Toy Story $191,796,233
8 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York $173,585,516
9 Pocahontas $141,579,773
10 The Mask $119,938,730
11 Hook $119,654,823
12 Ghostbusters II $112,494,738
13 The Hunchback of Notre Dame $100,138,851
14 The Goonies $61,389,680
15 The Aristocats $35,452,658
16 Matilda $33,459,416
17 My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) $5,958,456

Home video

Wizardofoz 1996vhs
The Wizard of Oz (UPDATED!)
Starwars 1995vhs
Star Wars
Starwars2 1995vhs
The Empire Strikes Back
Ghostbusters 1996vhs
Ghostbusters (UPDATED!)
Starwars3 1995vhs
Return of the Jedi
Goonies vhs
The Goonies
Ghostbusters2 1996vhs
Ghostbusters II (UPDATED!)
Homealone vhs
Home Alone
Hook vhs
Hook
Homealone2 vhs
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Mask vhs1
The Mask
Matilda vhs
Matilda (NEW!)

From Walt Disney Home Video:

Wdmc dumbo
Dumbo
Marypoppins 1994
Mary Poppins
Wdmc petesdragon
Pete's Dragon
Wdmc swordinthestone
The Sword in the Stone
Wdmc aliceinwonderland
Alice in Wonderland
Wdmc threecaballeros
The Three Caballeros (returned)
Wdmc bedknobsandbroomsticks
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Wdmc robinhood
Robin Hood
Wdmc sodeartomyheart
So Dear to My Heart
Homewardbound
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
Lionking vhs
The Lion King
Agoofymovie
A Goofy Movie
Wdmc cinderella
Cinderella
Pocahontas
Pocahontas (NEW!)
Wdmc winniethepooh
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (NEW!)
Thearistocats
The Aristocats (NEW!)
Homewardbound2
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (NEW!)
Aladdin3
Aladdin and the King of Thieves (NEW!)
Oliver&company
Oliver & Company (NEW!)
Jamesandthegiantpeach
James and the Giant Peach (NEW!)
Toystory vhs
Toy Story (NEW!)

From Disney's Sing-Along Songs:

Dsas heighho(3)
Heigh Ho
Dsas zipadeedoodah(2)
Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
Dsas youcanfly(3)
You Can Fly
Dsas barenecessities(3)
The Bare Necessities
Dsas underthesea(2)
Under the Sea
Dsas disneylandfun(2)
Disneyland Fun
Verymerrychristmassongs(3)
Very Merry Christmas Songs
Dsas ilovetolaugh(2)
I Love to Laugh
Dsas beourguest(2)
Be Our Guest
Dsas friendlikeme
Friend Like Me
Dsas 12daysofchristmas(2)
The Twelve Days of Christmas
Dsas circleoflife
Circle of Life
Dsas campoutatwdw
Campout at Walt Disney World
Dsas letsgotothecircus
Let's Go to the Circus!
Dsas beachpartyatwdw
Beach Party at Walt Disney World
Dsas colorsofthewind
Colors of the Wind
Dsas topsyturvy
Topsy Turvy (NEW!)
Dsas pongoandperdita
Pongo & Perdita (NEW!)

Upcoming

A sequel film to The Lion King, with a working title of "Simba's Pride", was currently in production.

Books

From Dr. Seuss:

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?

Music

Barney album1
Barney's Favorites: Vol. 1
Lionking soundtrack
The Lion King
Themask mmp
The Mask
Barney album2
Barney's Favorites: Vol. 2
Classicdisneyvol1
Classic Disney Vol. 1: 60 Years of Musical Magic
Pocahontas soundtrack
Pocahontas
Classicdisneyvol2
Classic Disney Vol. 2: 60 Years of Musical Magic
Wizardofoz soundtrack
The Wizard of Oz: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Toystory ost
Toy Story: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack
Kidsongs farmalbum
Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
Kidsongs carsalbum
Kidsongs: Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
Hunchbackofnotredame soundtrack
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (NEW!)
Classicdisneyvol3
Classic Disney Vol. 3: 60 Years of Musical Magic (NEW!)
Allthat album
All That: The Album (NEW!)

Television

Broadcasts

Broadcast date and time Current season Network Program title
Season 26 PBS Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Logo 1971
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
Seasons 13-14 Syndication Wheeloffortune 1994
Wheel of Fortune
Seasons 12-13 Syndication Jeopardy 1994
Jeopardy!
Reruns only Syndication Fullhouse 1993
Full House
Reruns only PBS Shiningtimestation logo
Shining Time Station
Reruns only The Family Channel AllStarsCartoon
Mario All Stars
Reruns only USA Network
Season 3 PBS Barney season3
Barney & Friends
Reruns only Disney Channel Mylittleponytales
My Little Pony Tales
Reruns only Syndication AOSTH
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog
Reruns only USA Network Sonic SatAM
Sonic the Hedgehog
Reruns only Nickelodeon LegendsoftheHiddenTemple
Legends of the Hidden Temple
Season 2 PBS Kidsongstvshow season2
The Kidsongs Television Show
December 26 N/A ABC Hook
Season 3:
Premiered November 16
Season 3 Nickelodeon Allthat
All That
Premiered October 7 Season 1 PBS ArthurLogo
Arthur
November 3 N/A ABC The Lion King
November 24
December 22
N/A USA Network SonicChristmasBlast

Home video

From Dr. Seuss:

Catinthehat 1994vhs
The Cat in the Hat
Thelorax vhs
The Lorax
Greeneggsandham 1994vhs
Green Eggs and Ham and Other Stories
Hooberbloob vhs
The Hoober-Bloob Highway
Grinchnight vhs
Grinch Night
Pontoffelpock vhs
Pontoffel Pock and His Magic Piano
Grinchgrinchescatinthehat 1996vhs
The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat

From Kidsongs:

Kidsongs1995 macdonaldsfarm
A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
Kidsongs1990 worldtosing
I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing
Kidsongs1990 goodnightsleeptight
Good Night, Sleep Tight
Kidsongs1995 carsboatstrainsplanes
Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
Kidsongs1990 homeontherange
Home on the Range
Kidsongs1995 daywiththeanimals
A Day with the Animals
Kidsongs1995 whatiwanttobe
What I Want to Be!
Kidsongs1990 letsplayball
Let's Play Ball
Kidsongs1995 dayatthecircus
A Day at the Circus
Kidsongs1995 dayatcamp
A Day at Camp
Kidsongs1995 rollercoaster
Ride the Roller Coaster
Kidsongs1995 verysillysongs
Very Silly Songs
Kidsongs1995 christmas
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Kidsongs1995 playalongsongs
Play Along Songs
Kidsongs1995 talktotheanimals
If We Could Talk to the Animals
Countrysingalong 1994vhs
Country Sing-Along
Kidsongs boppinwiththebiggles
Boppin' with the Biggles
Kidsongs letsputonashow
Let's Put on a Show!
Kidsongs babyanimalsongs
Baby Animal Songs

From Barney & Friends:

Waitingforsanta 1993
Waiting for Santa
Barneysbirthday 1993
Barney's Birthday
Bestmanners
Barney's Best Manners
Mothergoose
Barney Rhymes with Mother Goose
Homesweethomes
Barney's Home Sweet Homes
Magicalmusical
Barney's Magical Musical Adventure
Letspretendwithbarney vhs
Let's Pretend with Barney
Alphabetzoo 1994
Barney's Alphabet Zoo
Barneylive vhscover
Barney Live! in New York City
Imaginationisland vhscover
Barney's Imagination Island
Familiesarespecial vhs
Barney: Families are Special
Barneysafety vhs
Barney: Safety
Makingnewfriends vhs
Barney's Making New Friends
Ridinginbarneyscar vhs
Riding in Barney's Car
Barneysongs vhs
Barney Songs
Allaboardforsharing vhs
Barney's All Aboard for Sharing (NEW!)
Campfiresingalong 1996
Campfire Sing-Along (returned)
Barneygoestoschool 1996
Barney Goes to School (returned)
Barneyinconcert 1996
Barney in Concert (returned)
Rockwithbarney 1996
Rock with Barney (returned)
Barneystalentshow
Barney's Talent Show (NEW!)
Barneysfunandgames
Barney's Fun & Games (NEW!)
Barney2pack 1996
Barney's Exercise Circus & Parade of Numbers (NEW!)
Barneys1234seasons
Barney's 1-2-3-4 Seasons (NEW!)
Barneysonceuponatime
Barney's Once Upon a Time (NEW!)

From Thomas & Friends:

ThomasGetsTricked VHS
Thomas Gets Tricked and Other Stories
JamesLearnsaLesson VHS
James Learns a Lesson and Other Stories
TrustThomas 1995VHS
Trust Thomas and Other Stories
ThomasGetsBumped VHS
Thomas Gets Bumped and Other Stories
ThomasPercy&theDragon 1995VHS
Thomas, Percy and the Dragon and Other Stories
Daisy VHS
Daisy and Other Thomas Stories
JamesGoesBuzzBuzz VHS
James Goes Buzz Buzz and Other Thomas Stories
Percy'sGhostlyTrick VHS
Percy's Ghostly Trick and Other Thomas Stories
ThomasChristmasParty VHS
Thomas' Christmas Party and Other Christmas Stories
RustytotheRescue VHS
Rusty to the Rescue and Other Thomas Stories
Thomas&theSpecialLetter VHS
Thomas and the Special Letter and Other Stories
Thomas&HisFriendsHelpOut VHS
Thomas and His Friends Help Out (NEW!)
TheGallantOldEngine VHS
The Gallant Old Engine and Other Thomas Stories (NEW!)

Software

CD-ROM
Windows95b
Windows 95 OSR2 (NEW!)
Winntworkstation cover
Windows NT 4.0 (NEW!)
Windows apps
Internetexplorer3
Internet Explorer 3 (NEW!)

Video Games

Game Boy

Sml playerschoice
Super Mario Land
Sml2
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
Sml3
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
Kirbysdreamland1992
Kirby's Dream Land
Kirby pinball
Kirby's Pinball Land
Kirbydreamland2
Kirby's Dream Land 2
Kirbysblockball
Kirby's Block Ball (NEW!)

Sega Genesis

Sonicthehedgehog genesis
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonicthehedgehog2
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Sonicthehedgehog3
Sonic the Hedgehog 3
Sonic&knuckles
Sonic & Knuckles

Sega Game Gear

Sonicthehedgehog gamegear
Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonicthehedgehog2 gamegear
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Sonicchaos
Sonic Chaos
Sonic tripletrouble
Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble
Sonicdrift2
Sonic Drift 2
Sonicblast
Sonic Blast (NEW!)

Super NES

Smw playerschoice
Super Mario World
Smk
Super Mario Kart
Smas playerschoice
Super Mario All-Stars
Dkc1
Donkey Kong Country
Kirbysdreamcourse
Kirby's Dream Course
Kirbysavalanche
Kirby's Avalanche
Smw2
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Dkc2
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
Smrpg
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars (NEW!)
Kirbysuperstar
Kirby Super Star (NEW!)
Dkc3
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble (NEW!)

PC (CD-ROM)

Soniccd windows
Sonic the Hedgehog CD (NEW!)

Nintendo 64

Sm64
Super Mario 64 (NEW!)

On the Nintendo.com website, there were screenshots and short video clips of then-upcoming video games like Mario Kart 64, "Yoshi's Island 64" (a.k.a. Yoshi's Story), and Kirby's Air Ride (which was canceled).

Websites

Earliest archived sites on the Wayback Machine from this month include:

Totals

As of December 31, 1996:
Total movies released in theaters (out of 100) 18
Total movies released on VHS (out of 38) 17
Total Disney animated features released on VHS (out of 34) 28
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