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1998

1998

The following media in this list is from 1998.

Movies

Walt Disney

Theatrical

A new set of outtakes for this film replaced the original outtakes on December 18. Home Video

Sing-Along Songs

Columbia/TriStar

Home Video

20th Century Fox

Home Video

The first Star Wars prequel film, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, got a teaser trailer on November 18, 1998. It was attached to most prints of A Bug's Life, The Rugrats Movie, and on some late prints of The Wizard of Oz re-issue.

Warner Bros.

Theatrical

Home Video

New Line Cinema

Home Video

PC Software

Microsoft

Retail sales of Windows 95 ended this year, with mainstream support continuing through the end of the 20th century (December 31, 2000).

Television

NBC

CBS

ABC

PBS

Shining Time Station's last two seasons continued airing on most PBS stations until March and June, respectively. The Magic School Bus also aired until September.

Broadcast syndication

FOX

The Magic School Bus moved from PBS stations to Fox Kids.

HBO/Cinemax

Showtime/The Movie Channel

TBS Superstation

USA Network

Disney Channel

Nickelodeon

Legends of the Hidden Temple last aired in August.

Fox Family Channel

Only Seasons 2 and 3 of this show aired on Fox Family Channel. Episodes were heavily cut to allow commercial time.

Toon Disney

Home video

Peanuts

Dr. Seuss

Kidsongs

Barney & Friends

Thomas & Friends

These episodes came from Seasons 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Pokémon

Video Games

Mario/Yoshi/Wario

Donkey Kong

Sonic

Kirby

Pokémon

Both versions were released on September 30.

Other

This was the only piece of media for the G2 ponies of the My Little Pony franchise.

Music

Books

Websites

New sites first archived on the Wayback Machine this year include:

Logos of 1998

Film

Television

Broadcast networks:

Cable networks:

Television companies:

Home video

Video gaming

Currency of 1998

Denomination Notes
1dollar 1996 In 1998, the Series 1995 $1 bills remained current in circulation.
2dollar 1996 As of January 1, 1998, there were only a few Series 1995 $2 bills, as most $2 bills in circulation still remained up to Series 1976.
5dollar 1998 In 1998, the Series 1995 $5 bills remained current in circulation.
10dollar 1998 In 1998, the Series 1995 $10 bills remained current in circulation.
20dollar 1998 As of January 1998, the Series 1995 $20 bills remained current in circulation.

New, redesigned Series 1996 $20 bills were released on September 24, 1998, and they quickly became very common by December.

50dollar 1997 By April 1998, the Series 1996 $50 bills became more common than older bills in circulation.
100dollar 1996 In 1998, the Series 1996 $100 bills remained current in circulation.
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