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The following events occurred in 2016.

Paper money

All currency printed in any month from 2014-2015 was still in circulation throughout 2016.

Denomination/series year Prevalence
$1-A (2010)
Series 2009 $1

About 70% as of January 1, 2016; about 49% as of December 31, 2016

All $1 bills printed from August (Western Currency Facility) or September 2011 (BEP headquarters) through October 2014 remained in circulation all year.

$1-A (2015)
Series 2013 $1
About 30% as of January 1, 2016; about 51% as of December 31, 2016
$2-A (2006)
Series 2003A $2

About 21% as of January 1, 2016; about 19% as of December 31, 2016

About 33% of all $2 bills was still Series 1976 or older.

$2-B (2012)
Series 2009 $2
About 12% as of January 1, 2016; about 11% as of December 31, 2016
$2-C (2016)
Series 2013 $2
About 8% as of January 1, 2016; about 20% as of December 31, 2016
$5-L (2011)
Series 2009 $5

About 36% as of January 1, 2016; about 10% as of December 31, 2016

All $5 bills printed from September 2012 through August 2013 remained in circulation all year.

$5-H (2013)
Series 2013 $5
About 64% as of January 1, 2016; about 90% as of December 31, 2016
$10-D (2010)
Series 2009 $10

About 35% as of January 1, 2016; about 17% as of December 31, 2016

All $10 bills printed from February through October 2013 remained in circulation all year.

$10-G (2015)
Series 2013 $10
About 65% as of January 1, 2016; about 83% as of December 31, 2016
$20-D (2008)
Series 2006 $20

About 6% as of January 1, 2016; less than 1% as of September 2016

$20-H (2012)
Series 2009 $20

About 49% as of January 1, 2016; about 34% as of December 31, 2016

All $20 bills printed from October 2010 through October 2013 remained in circulation all year.

$20-L (2016)
Series 2013 $20
About 45% as of January 1, 2016; about 66% as of December 31, 2016
$50-D (2009)
Series 2006 $50

About 32% as of January 1, 2016; about 16% as of December 31, 2016

All $50 bills printed from January 2009 (through January 2011 remained in circulation all year.

$50-G (2011)
Series 2009 $50
About 41% as of January 1, 2016; about 38% as of December 31, 2016
$50-B (2014)
Series 2013 $50
About 27% as of January 1, 2016; about 46% as of December 31, 2016
$100-D (2008)
Series 2006 $100

About 13% as of January 1, 2016; at least 6% as of December 31, 2016

All $100 bills printed from November 2009 (and half of all October bills) through May 2010 remained in circulation all year.

$100-B (2012)
Series 2006A $100
About 33% as of January 1, 2016; about 30% as of December 31, 2016
$100-I (2010)
Series 2009 $100
About 12% as of December 31, 2016
$100-G (2013)
Series 2009A $100

Not more than 54% as of January 1, 2016; up to about 52% as of December 31, 2016

Carryovers

Logos

Movie industry
Walt Disney Pictures (2011)
Walt Disney Pictures
Paramount (2012)
Paramount Pictures
Universal (2012)
Universal Pictures
Columbia Pictures (2013)
Columbia Pictures
20th Century Fox 2013 Logo With 1994 Fanfare.mp4 20160322 072841.396
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
Warner Bros. Pictures (2004)
Warner Bros. Pictures
TriStar Pictures (2015, new full version).mp4 20160322 101002.537
TriStar Pictures
DreamWorks SKG (1997)
DreamWorks SKG
DreamWorks Animation (2010)
DreamWorks Animation
Walt Disney Animation Studios (2007)
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Sony Pictures Animation (2011)
Sony Pictures Animation
Blue Sky Studios (2013)
Blue Sky Studios
Illumination Entertainment (2015)
Illumination Entertainment
Warner Animation Group (2014)
Warner Animation Group
Terrestrial television networks
NBC 2014
NBC
CBS logo 2015
CBS
New abc gold
ABC
PBS logo 3D
PBS
PBS Kids Logo
PBS Kids
Fox logo
FOX
CW Network
CW Network
Cable television networks
HBO logo
HBO
Showtime logo 1997
Showtime
The Movie Channel 2006
The Movie Channel
Cinemax 2011 (Yellow)
Cinemax
Disney Channel 2014
Disney Channel
DisneyXD 15
Disney XD
Nickelodeon 2009
Nickelodeon
TeenNick 2009
TeenNick
Cartoon Network 2010
Cartoon Network
TBS 2015 Transparent
TBS
TNT Logo
TNT
Boomerang Logo
Boomerang
Freeform logo
Freeform
GSN 2015
Game Show Network
Sprout logo 2013
Sprout
Discovery Family
Discovery Family
Disney Junior
Disney Junior
Television production companies
Walt Disney Television Animation (2003 2014).mp4 20160108 070043.357
Walt Disney Television
Paramount Television (2015)
Paramount Television
Universal Television (2011)
Universal Television
Sony Pictures Television (2002)
Sony Pictures Television
20th Century Fox Television (2013)
20th Century Fox Television
Warner Bros. Television (2003)
Warner Bros. Television
WGBH (2008)
WGBH
Disney-ABC Domestic Television (2013)
Disney/ABC Domestic Television
CBS Television Distribution (2007)
CBS Television Distribution
20th Television (2013)
20th Television
Nickelodeon Productions (2009)
Nickelodeon Productions
Hasbro Studios (2010)
Hasbro Studios
DHX Media (2014)
DHX Media
Shout! Factory (2014)
Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory Kids (2014)
Shout! Factory Kids
Home video industry
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (2013)
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Paramount DVD (2002)
Paramount Home Entertainment
Universal (2012)
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (2005)
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (2013)
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Warner Home Video (1997)
Warner Home Video

Movies

Box office totals
1 Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope $460,998,007
2 Shrek 2 $441,226,247
3 Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace $431,088,295
4 Toy Story 3 $415,004,880
5 Frozen $400,738,009
6 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 $381,011,219
7 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith $380,270,577
8 Despicable Me 2 $368,061,265
9 Inside Out $356,461,711
10 Finding Nemo $339,714,978
11 Minions $336,045,770
12 The Lion King $328,541,776
13 Shrek the Third $322,719,944
14 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone $317,575,550
15 Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi $309,306,177
16 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones $302,191,252
17 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince $301,959,197
18 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 $295,983,305
19 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix $292,004,738
20 Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back $290,475,067
21 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire $290,013,036
22 Home Alone $285,761,243
23 Monsters University $268,492,764
24 Shrek $267,665,011
25 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets $261,988,482
26 The Incredibles $261,441,092
27 How the Grinch Stole Christmas $260,044,825
28 The Lego Movie $257,760,692
29 Monsters, Inc. $255,873,250
30 Despicable Me $251,513,985
31 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban $249,541,069
32 Toy Story 2 $245,852,179
33 Cars $244,082,982
34 Shrek Forever After $238,736,787
35 Ghostbusters $238,632,124
36 Brave $237,283,207
37 Big Hero 6 $222,527,828
38 Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs $196,573,705
39 Ice Age: The Meltdown $195,330,621
40 Toy Story $191,796,233
41 Cars 2 $191,452,396
42 Wreck-It Ralph $189,422,889
43 Ice Age $176,387,405
44 Home Alone 2: Lost in New York $173,585,516
45 Hotel Transylvania 2 (as of January 1) $168,471,018
46 A Bug's Life $162,798,565
47 Ice Age: Continental Drift $161,321,843
48 Hotel Transylvania $148,313,048
49 Rio $143,619,809
50 Pocahontas $141,579,773
51 Rio 2 $131,538,435
52 The Peanuts Movie (as of January 1) $128,235,584
53 The Mask $119,938,730
54 Hook $119,654,823
55 Ghostbusters II $112,494,738
56 Epic $107,518,682
57 The Cat in the Hat $101,149,285
58 The Hunchback of Notre Dame $100,138,851
59 Annie (2014) $85,911,262
60 Pokemon The First Movie $85,744,662
61 Diary of a Wimpy Kid $64,003,625
62 The Goonies $61,389,680
63 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules $52,698,535
64 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days $49,008,662
65 Pokemon The Movie 2000 $43,758,684
66 The Aristocats $35,452,658
67 Matilda $33,459,416
68 The Wizard of Oz (1998 re-issue only) $14,957,131
69 Spirited Away $10,055,859
70 My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) $5,958,456

Movies

Walt Disney

Theatrical

The first teaser trailer for Cars 3 appeared on November 21.

Home Video

Also available on Digital HD:

Only available on DVD:

Paramount

Early in June, a trailer for Monster Trucks was seen in theaters on several films. Another trailer was released in November, with a confirmed release date of January 13, 2017.

Universal

Theatrical

Also throughout this year, trailers for Sing appeared in many animated films, including Finding Dory and Moana. Home Video

Sony Pictures

Theatrical

Home Video

20th Century Fox

Theatrical

Home Video

Also available on Digital HD:

The Peanuts Movie was released on Digital HD on February 12.

Warner Bros.

Theatrical

Home Video

New Line Cinema

Home Video

DreamWorks

Home Video

Other

Home Video

As of December 31, 2016:
Total movies released in theaters and/or on video 80
Total movies released on DVD 78
Total movies released on Blu-ray Disc 77
Total movies released on iTunes 77

PC Software

Apple

iTunes 12.3 adds full support for iOS 9 and Windows 10. iOS 9.3 was the last version to support iPhone 4S, as Apple dropped support for that version on June 13, when iOS 10 was announced. iOS 10 is included by default with the new iPhone 7. iTunes 12.5 is the first version to fully support iOS 10.

Google

Google dropped support for Chrome on Windows XP and Vista in April.

Microsoft

Television

ABC

Broadcast syndication

On January 18, in a game of Jeopardy!, all three contestants flunked out after wagering their entire winnings and giving incorrect responses in the final round. The two leading contestants each took home $2,000, and the third place contestant with $1,000, and three new players were summoned on January 19.

PBS Kids

TBS

ABC Family

Disney Channel

Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite

TeenNick

The Amanda Show only aired the six "Best of" episodes and the second and third episodes of Season 1 in June.

Cartoon Network

Season 2 of this show premiered on October 29.

Boomerang

Discovery Family

Season 6 of the TV series premiered on March 26. It premiered through October 22.

Home video

My Little Pony

Super Mario

Pokémon

Dr. Seuss

On Digital

Video Games

Mario

Sonic

Music

Books

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

My Little Pony

Apps

Websites

No new ones I know of.


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