Media from 1980.

Paper money

Old currency currently in circulation
$1 (1977).png
$1 (Series 1977 and 1977A)
Up to A 14720000 C
Up to B 69120000 G
Up to C 32640000 C
Up to D 13440000 C
Up to E 82560000 D
Up to F 40320000 F
Up to G 44160000 F
Up to H 99840000 B
Up to I 04480000 B
Up to J 23680000 C
Up to K 89600000 C
Up to L 17280000 F
$2-B (1976).png
$2 (Series 1976)
A 00000001 A – A 29440000 A
B 00000001 A – B 67200000 A
C 00000001 A – C 33280000 A
D 05440001 A – D 31360000 A
E 23040001 A – E 56960000 A
F 14720001 A – F 60800000 A
G 08000001 A – G 75520000 A
H 00000001 A – H 39040000 A
I 00000001 A – I 14080000 A
J 00000001 A – J 24960000 A
K 00000001 A – K 41600000 A
L 28160001 A – L 71680000 A
$5 (1979).png
$5 (Series 1977)
Up to A 49920000 A
Up to B 72960000 B
Up to C 78720000 A
Up to D 67200000 A
Up to E 91520000 A
Up to F 27520000 B
Up to G 58880000 B
Up to H 28160000 A
Up to I 16640000 A
Up to J 68480000 A
Up to K 60800000 A
Up to L 35200000 B
$10 (1978).png
$10 (Series 1977)
Up to A 87680000 A
Up to B 03200000 C
Up to C 76160000 A
Up to D 65920000 A
Up to E 64640000 A
Up to F 88960000 A
Up to G 49920000 B
Up to H 46720000 A
Up to I 09600000 A
Up to J 50560000 A
Up to K 45440000 A
Up to L 67840000 A
$20-F (1981).png
$20 (Series 1977)
Up to A 42240000 A
Up to B 28800000 C
Up to C 40960000 A
Up to D 86400000 A
Up to E 10240000 B
Up to F 54400000 A
Up to G 64640000 B
Up to H 49280000 A
Up to I 12160000 A
Up to J 64640000 A
Up to K 51840000 A
Up to L 92160000 A
$50-H (1981).jpg
$50 (Series 1977)
Up to A 03840000 A
Up to B 20480000 A
Up to C 03840000 A
Up to D 08960000 A
Up to E 05120000 A
Up to F 00640000 A
Up to G 17920000 A
Up to H 00640000 A
Up to I 01280000 A
Up to J 02560000 A
Up to K 01920000 A
Up to L 06400000 A
$100-A (1981).jpg
$100 (Series 1977)
Up to A 03840000 A
Up to B 43520000 A
Up to C 04480000 A
Up to D 05760000 A
Up to E 08320000 A
Up to F 01920000 A
Up to G 14080000 A
Up to H 05760000 A
Up to I 01920000 A
Up to J 05120000 A
Up to K 10880000 A
Up to L 23680000 A
New currency released to circulation

$1-C (1981).png
$1 (Series 1977 and 1977A)

In September 1980, the first $1 bills with serial numbers ending with "J" were printed.

A 14720001 C – A 06400000 D
B 69120001 G – B 75520000 J
C 32640001 C – C 29440000 D
D 13440001 C – D 06400000 D
E 82560001 D – E 21760000 G
F 40320001 F – F 76800000 H
G 44160001 F – G 42240000 H
H 00000001 C – H 84480000 C
I 04480001 B – I 37120000 B
J 23680001 C – J 74880000 D
K 89600001 C – K 74240000 E
L 17280001 F – L 74240000 H
$5-C (1981).png
$5 (Series 1977 and 1977A)
A 49920001 A – A 78080000 A
B 72960001 B – B 37120000 C
C 78720001 A – C 90240000 A
D 67200001 A – D 10240000 B
E 91520001 A – E 40960000 B
F 27520001 B – F 70400000 B
G 58880001 B – G 10240000 C
H 28160001 A – H 70400000 A
I 16640001 A – I 21760000 A
J 68480001 A – J 01920000 B
K 60800001 A – K 98560000 A
L 35200001 B – L 81920000 B
$10-E (1981).png
$10 (Series 1977 and 1977A)
A 87680001 A – A 27520000 B
B 03200001 C – B 62720000 D
C 76160001 A – C 99200000 A
D 65920001 A – D 07680000 B
E 64640001 A – E 12800000 B
F 88960001 A – F 01280000 B
G 49920001 B – G 11520000 C
H 46720001 A – H 60160000 A
I 09600001 A – I 10240000 A
J 50560001 A – J 64000000 A
K 45440001 A – K 83200000 A
L 67840001 A – L 97280000 A
$20-F (1981).png
$20 (Series 1977)
A 42240001 A – A 65920000 A
B 28800001 C – B 67840000 D
C 40960001 A – C 60160000 A
D 86400001 A – D 52480000 B
E 10240001 B – E 70400000 B
G 64640001 B – G 70400000 C
H 49280001 A – H 85120000 A
I 12160001 A – I 12800000 A
J 64640001 A – J 07680000 B
K 51840001 A – K 16640000 B
L 92160001 A – L 89600000 B
$50-H (1981).jpg
$50 (Series 1977)
A 03840001 A – A 07680000 A
B 20480001 A – B 34560000 A
D 08960001 A – D 15360000 A
E 05120001 A – E 10880000 A
G 17920001 A – G 32000000 A
H 00640001 A – H 01280000 A
I 01280001 A – I 02560000 A
J 02560001 A – J 05120000 A
K 01920001 A – K 05120000 A
L 06400001 A – L 09600000 A
$100-A (1981).jpg
$100 (Series 1977)
A 03840001 A – A 08960000 A
B 43520001 A – B 94720000 A
D 05760001 A – D 09600000 A
E 08320001 A – E 12160000 A
G 14080001 A – G 26240000 A
H 05760001 A – H 07040000 A
I 01920001 A – I 03840000 A
J 05120001 A – J 10240000 A
K 10880001 A – K 16000000 A
L 23680001 A – L 32640000 A

Since late in 1980, the standard print run for all six denominations increased from 20,000 to 40,000 sheets, or 640,000 to 1,280,000 notes.

Logos

Movie logos
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1957).jpg
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
1957–1987
20th Century Fox (1965).jpg
20th Century Fox
1965–1981 Seen on Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.
Buena Vista Distribution (1966).jpg
Buena Vista Distribution
1966–1981
Universal (1971).jpg
Universal Pictures
1971–1990
Warner Bros. (1973).jpg
Warner Bros.
1973–1984
Paramount (1975).jpg
Paramount Pictures
1975–1987
Columbia Pictures (1976).jpg
Columbia Pictures
1976–1981
Broadcast television logos
Cbs-logo.png
CBS
1953–2007
American Broadcasting Company Logo.png
ABC
1962–2007
NBC 1979 logo.png
NBC
1979–1986
PBS logos (including funding credits)
PBS (1971).jpg
Public Broadcasting Service
1971–1984 Seen on pre-1984 episodes of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood until the late 1980s when reran on local PBS stations.
WGBH (1978).jpg
WGBH
1978–1993
Family Communications (1979).jpg
Family Communications
1979–1980 Only seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
Public Television Stations (1979-1983).jpg
Public Television Stations
1979–1983 Seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: 1461–1475.
The Sears-Roebuck Foundation (1979-1983).jpg
The Sears-Roebuck Foundation
CC 1980.png
The Caption Center
1980–1987 Seen on programs closed-captioned by The Caption Center.
NCI 1980.png
National Captioning Institute
1980–1982 Seen on programs closed-captioned by the National Captioning Institute, starting on March 16, 1980.
Cable television logos
HBO logo.png
HBO
1980–present
Cinemax 1980.png
Cinemax
1980–1985
Showtime 1979.png
Showtime
1980–1981
The Movie Channel 1980.png
The Movie Channel
1979–1981
CBN Satellite Network 1982.png
CBN Satellite Network
1977–1983
Superstation WTBS 17 Atlanta.png
SuperStation WTBS
1979–1981
USA Network logo.png
USA Network
1979–1996
Nickelodeon 1980.png
Nickelodeon
1980–1981
Television distribution logos
20th Television Fox (1965).jpg
20th Television Fox
1965–1981
Warner Bros. Television (1972).jpg
Warner Bros. Television
1972–1984
Paramount Television (1975).jpg
Paramount Television
1975–1987
Universal Television (1975).jpg
Universal Television
1975–1991
Columbia Pictures Television (1976).jpg
Columbia Pictures Television
1976–1982
Home media logos
Walt Disney Home Entertainment (1978).jpg
Walt Disney Home Video
1978–1984 Seen on the 1980 VHS of Mary Poppins.
Paramount Home Video (1979).jpg
Paramount Home Video
1979–1982
1981 MCA Videocassette Logo.jpg
MCA Videocassette Inc.
1980–1983
Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment (1979).jpg
Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment
1979–1982
Magnetic Video Corporation (1977).jpg
Magnetic Video Corporation
1977–1982
WCI Home Video (1980).jpg
WCI Home Video
1980–1981
MGM-CBS Home Video (1980).jpg
MGM/CBS Home Video (new logo)
1980–1981 Seen on the 1980 VHS of The Wizard of Oz.
CBS Video (1980).jpg
CBS Video (new logo)
1980–1981

Movies

Theatrical

Poster/Title Release Date Box office
Starwars.jpg
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
August 15, 1979 (re-release) N/A
Starwars2.jpg
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
May 21, 1980 $145,893,923 as of August 17, 1980
Marypoppins 1964.jpg
Mary Poppins
May 23, 1980 (re-release) $14 million in 1980

The Walt Disney Company has so far released 17 animated features, not including any of the 1940s package films, in order of their last (re-)releases:

  1. The Sword in the Stone (December 22, 1972)
  2. Cinderella (March 23, 1973)
  3. Robin Hood (November 8, 1973)
  4. Alice in Wonderland (March 15, 1974)
  5. Bambi (June 20, 1975)
  6. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (December 20, 1975)
  7. Dumbo (March 26, 1976)
  8. Peter Pan (June 18, 1976)
  9. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (March 11, 1977)
  10. Fantasia (April 15, 1977)
  11. The Rescuers (June 22, 1977)
  12. The Jungle Book (June 9, 1978)
  13. Pinocchio (December 15, 1978)
  14. 101 Dalmatians (June 7, 1979)
  15. Sleeping Beauty (September 28, 1979)
  16. Lady and the Tramp (March 7, 1980)
  17. The Aristocats (December 19, 1980)

Home video

VHS was introduced this year. These were the very first titles released in the U.S.

Title Latest release date Notes
1980 Bedknobs and Broomsticks VHS.jpg
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
October 21, 1980
1980 Pete's Dragon VHS.jpg
Pete's Dragon
October 21, 1980
The Wizard of Oz 1980 VHS.jpg
The Wizard of Oz
October 25, 1980 Included trailers for two other films from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures.
Mary Poppins 1980 VHS.jpg
Mary Poppins
December 30, 1980

Books

Title Notes
Horton Hears a Who!.jpg
Horton Hears a Who! (1954)
Catinthehat book.gif
The Cat in the Hat (1957)
How the Grinch Stole Christmas.png
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957)
Green Eggs and Ham.gif
Green Eggs and Ham (1960)
Old copies of this book included the words "50 Word Vocabulary".
Lorax.jpg
The Lorax (1971)

Television

Program title Network Current season Broadcast dates
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Logo 1971.png
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
PBS Season 10
(episodes 1466–1475)

Season 3: January 1–February 15
Season 4: February 18–May 16
Season 5: June 2–September 19
Season 6: September 22–December 19
Season 7: December 22–31
Season 10: February 4–8, May 19–30 and August 4–22

All reruns included the trolley card at the end.

Pontoffelpock title.jpg
Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You?
ABC N/A May 2, 1980
Thecatinthehat title.jpg
The Cat in the Hat
CBS N/A September 29, 1980
Grinchnight title.jpg
Halloween is Grinch Night
ABC N/A October 27, 1980
Title-grinch.jpg
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
CBS N/A November 28, 1980

Totals

As of December 31, 1980:
Total movies released in theaters (out of 120 in the list) 4.png
Total movies released on VHS (out of 41 in the list) 2.png
Total television series broadcasted (out of 25 in the list) 1.png
Number of cable networks on U.S. television 16.png
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