The following media in this list is from
A Bug's Life (November 25)
A new set of outtakes for this film replaced the original outtakes on December 18.
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
The Little Mermaid (March 31)
The Black Cauldron (August 4)
Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World (August 4)
Lady and the Tramp (September 15)
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride (October 27)
Very Merry Christmas Songs
The Twelve Days of Christmas
Campout at Walt Disney World
Beach Party at Walt Disney World
Honor to Us All (July 28)
Happy Haunting Party at Disneyland (August 25)
20th Century Fox
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (Special Edition)
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (Special Edition)
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (Special Edition)
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.
The Wizard of Oz (November 6)
New Line Cinema
Retail sales of Windows 95 ended this year, with mainstream support continuing through the end of the 20th century (December 31, 2000).
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (October 18)
The Kidsongs Television Show
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.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (November 24)
The Magic School Bus moved from PBS stations to Fox Kids.
Showtime/The Movie Channel
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (December 6)
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Legends of the Hidden Temple
Legends of the Hidden Temple last aired in August.
Fox Family Channel
Shining Time Station (August 17)
Only Seasons 2 and 3 of this show aired on Fox Family Channel. Episodes were heavily cut to allow commercial time.
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Happy New Year, Charlie Brown
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown
It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown
It's a Mystery, Charlie Brown
You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown
You're the Greatest, Charlie Brown/Snoopy's Reunion
He's Your Dog/It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown
You're Not Elected/It Was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown
You're in Love/It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown
There's No Time for Love/Someday You'll Find Her, Charlie Brown
What a Nightmare/It's Magic, Charlie Brown
Play it Again/She's a Good Skate, Charlie Brown
Charlie Brown's All Stars/It's Spring Training, Charlie Brown
Life is a Circus/Snoopy's Getting Married, Charlie Brown
A Charlie Brown Celebration
It's Arbor Day, Charlie Brown
What Have We Learned, Charlie Brown?
Is This Goodbye, Charlie Brown?
It's an Adventure, Charlie Brown
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown
The Cat in the Hat & The Hoober-Bloob Highway
Green Eggs and Ham and Grinch Night
A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
If We Could Talk to the Animals
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
I Can Bop with the Biggles!
I Can Sing Baby Animal Songs!
Adventures in Biggleland: Billy's Birthday
Adventures in Biggleland: Meet the Biggles
Barney & Friends
Barney & the Backyard Gang: Waiting for Santa
Barney's Imagination Island
Barney Live! in New York City
Barney's Magical Musical Adventure
Barney's Once Upon a Time
Barney's Sense-Sational Day
Barney's Musical Scrapbook
Thomas & Friends
Thomas Gets Tricked and Other Stories
James Learns a Lesson and Other Stories
Trust Thomas and Other Stories
Thomas Gets Bumped and Other Stories
Thomas, Percy and the Dragon and Other Stories
Daisy and Other Thomas Stories
James Goes Buzz Buzz and Other Thomas Stories
Percy's Ghostly Trick and Other Thomas Stories
Thomas' Christmas Party and Other Favorite Stories
Rusty to the Rescue and Other Thomas Stories
Thomas and the Special Letter and Other Stories
Thomas and His Friends Help Out
The Gallant Old Engine and Other Thomas Stories
Thomas Meets the Queen and Other Stories
Thomas and His Friends Get Along
Thomas Comes to Breakfast and Other Thomas Adventures
These episodes came from
Seasons 1, 2, 3 and 4.
Vol. 1: I Choose You! Pikachu!
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble
Sonic Adventure (Japan only) (December 23)
Both versions were released on September 30.
My Little Pony: Friendship Gardens
This was the only piece of media for the G2 ponies of the My Little Pony franchise.
The Lion King: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
The Mask: Music from the Motion Picture
The Wizard of Oz: Music from the Original Motion Picture
Toy Story: An Original Walt Disney Records Soundtrack
Barney's Favorites: Vol. 1
Barney's Favorites: Vol. 2
Classic Disney Vol. 1: 60 Years of Musical Magic
Classic Disney Vol. 2: 60 Years of Musical Magic
Classic Disney Vol. 3: 60 Years of Musical Magic
Classic Disney Vol. 4: 60 Years of Musical Magic
Classic Disney Vol. 5: 60 Years of Musical Magic
Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
Kidsongs: Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
Kidsongs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas
Kidsongs: Meet the Biggles
The Lion King: Return to Pride Rock (September 8)
A Bug's Life (November 22)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
New sites first archived on the Wayback Machine this year include:
Logos of 1998
Walt Disney Pictures (for Pixar films)
Pixar Animation Studios (for Pixar films)
Columbia TriStar Television
20th Century Fox Television
Connecticut Public Television
National Captioning Institute
Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection
Columbia TriStar Home Video
Columbia TriStar Home Video
Universal Studios Home Video
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (international)
Hollywood Pictures Home Video
DreamWorks Home Entertainment
Together Again Productions
The Britt Allcroft Company
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
Currency of 1998
In 1998, the Series 1995 $1 bills remained current in circulation.
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.
In 1998, the Series 1995 $5 bills remained current in circulation.
In 1998, the Series 1995 $10 bills remained current in circulation.
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.
By April 1998, the Series 1996 $50 bills became more common than older bills in circulation.
In 1998, the Series 1996 $100 bills remained current in circulation.