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Media from 1983.

Paper money

Old currency currently in circulation
$1-F (1982)
$1 (Series 1981)
Up to A 26880000 B
Up to B 69120000 E
Up to C 03840000 B
Up to D 46080000 B
Up to E 89600000 C
Up to F 17920000 D
Up to G 89600000 C
Up to H 88320000 A
Up to I 70400000 A
Up to J 52480000 B
Up to K 14080000 C
Up to L 96000000 C
$2-B (1976)
$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-L (1982)
$5 (Series 1981)
Up to A 21760000 A
Up to B 38400000 B
Up to C 32000000 A
Up to D 58880000 A
Up to E 74240000 A
Up to F 60160000 A
Up to G 79360000 A
Up to H 20480000 A
Up to I 21760000 A
Up to J 48640000 A
Up to K 38400000 A
Up to L 97280000 A
$10-G (1982)
$10 (Series 1981)
Up to A 32000000 A
Up to B 37120000 B
Up to C 32000000 A
Up to D 25600000 A
Up to E 35840000 A
Up to F 21760000 A
Up to G 52480000 A
Up to H 23040000 A
Up to I 07680000 A
Up to J 25600000 A
Up to K 16640000 A
Up to L 44800000 A
$20-F (1981)
$20 (Series 1977)
Up to A 94720000 A
Up to B 70400000 F
Up to C 17920000 B
Up to D 89600000 B
Up to E 58880000 C
Up to F 70400000 A
Up to G 58880000 D
Up to H 98560000 A
Up to I 15360000 A
Up to J 48640000 B
Up to K 64000000 B
Up to L 64000000 C
$20-F (1982)
$20 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 A – A 51200000 A
B 00000001 A – B 74240000 B
C 00000001 A – C 30720000 A
D 00000001 A – D 57600000 A
E 00000001 A – E 03840000 B
F 00000001 A – F 16640000 A
G 00000001 A – G 34560000 B
H 00000001 A – H 30720000 A
I 00000001 A – I 10240000 A
J 00000001 A – J 60160000 A
K 00000001 A – K 40960000 A
L 00000001 A – L 32000000 B
$50-H (1981)
$50 (Series 1977)
Up to A 16640000 A
Up to B 49920000 A
Up to C 05120000 A
Up to D 23040000 A
Up to E 24320000 A
Up to F 02560000 A
Up to G 47360000 A
Up to H 03840000 A
Up to I 03840000 A
Up to J 07680000 A
Up to K 14080000 A
Up to L 19200000 A
$50-B (1982)
$50 (Series 1981)
B 00000001 A – B 26880000 A
C 00000001 A – C 01280000 A
D 00000001 A – D 08960000 A
E 00000001 A – E 02560000 A
G 00000001 A – G 20480000 A
I 00000001 A – I 02560000 A
J 00000001 A – J 05120000 A
K 00000001 A – K 03840000 A
L 00000001 A – L 10240000 A
$100-A (1981)
$100 (Series 1977)
Up to A 19200000 A
Up to B 66560000 B
Up to C 05120000 A
Up to D 16640000 A
Up to E 24320000 A
Up to F 03840000 A
Up to G 39680000 A
Up to H 07040000 A
Up to I 05120000 A
Up to J 20480000 A
Up to K 38400000 A
Up to L 39680000 A
$100-B (1982)
$100 (Series 1981)
B 00000001 A – B 25600000 A
C 00000001 A – C 06400000 A
G 00000001 A – G 08960000 A
K 00000001 A – K 03840000 A
L 00000001 A – L 05120000 A
New currency released to circulation

$1-G (1983)
$1 (Series 1981)

Starting in February 1983, the standard print run of $1 bills increased to 100,000 sheets. As a result, serial numbers above 99200000 were last printed in August 1983.

A 26880001 B – A 99840000 B
A 00000001 C – A 67200000 C
B 69120001 E – B 99840000 F
B 00000001 G – B 28800000 I
C 03840001 B – C 99840000 B
C 00000001 C – C 28800000 D
D 46080001 B – D 99840000 B
D 00000001 C – D 70400000 C
E 89600001 C – E 99840000 C
E 00000001 D – E 44800000 F
F 17920001 D – F 99840000 D
F 00000001 E – F 16000000 G
G 89600001 C – G 99840000 D
G 00000001 E – G 64000000 F
H 88320001 A – H 99840000 A
H 00000001 B – H 64000000 B
I 70400001 A – I 70400000 A
I 00000001 B – I 35200000 B
J 52480001 B – J 99840000 B
J 00000001 C – J 60800000 C
K 14080001 C – K 99840000 C
K 00000001 D – K 51200000 D
L 96000001 C – L 99840000 D
L 00000001 E – L 92800000 F
$5-L (1982)
$5 (Series 1981)
A 21760001 A – A 51200000 A
B 38400001 B – B 99840000 B
B 00000001 C – B 19200000 C
C 32000001 A – C 61440000 A
D 58880001 A – D 92160000 A
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
E 74240001 A – E 40960000 B
E 00000001 C – E 09600000 C
F 60160001 A – F 20480000 B
F 00000001 C – F 09600000 C
G 79360001 A – G 44800000 B
G 00000001 C – G 16000000 C
H 20480001 A – H 35840000 A
H 00000001 B – H 09600000 B
I 21760001 A – I 21760000 A
I 00000001 B – I 09600000 B
J 48640001 A – J 85760000 A
J 00000001 B – J 12800000 B
K 38400001 A – K 57600000 A
K 00000001 B – K 06400000 B
L 97280001 A – L 76800000 B
L 00000001 C – L 25600000 C
$10-G (1982)
$10 (Series 1981)
A 32000001 A – A 92160000 A
A 00000001 B – A 12800000 B
B 37120001 B – B 66560000 C
B 00000001 D – B 32000000 D
C 32000001 A – C 62720000 A
C 00000001 B – C 09600000 B
D 25600001 A – D 46080000 A
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
E 35840001 A – E 90880000 A
E 00000001 B – E 12800000 B
F 21760001 A – F 40960000 A
F 00000001 B – F 12800000 B
G 52480001 A – G 25600000 B
G 00000001 C – G 19200000 C
H 23040001 A – H 33280000 A
H 00000001 B – H 09600000 B
I 00000001 B – I 16000000 B
J 25600001 A – J 43520000 A
J 00000001 B – J 09600000 B
K 16640001 A – K 21760000 A
K 00000001 B – K 06400000 B
L 44800001 A – L 96000000 A
L 00000001 B – L 28800000 B
$20-F (1982)
$20 (Series 1981)
A 51200001 A – A 17920000 B
A 00000001 C – A 09600000 C
B 74240001 B – B 67840000 D
B 00000001 E – B 60800000 E
C 30720001 A – C 72960000 A
D 57600001 A – D 98560000 A
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
E 03840001 B – E 10240000 C
E 00000001 D – E 16000000 D
F 16640001 A – F 29440000 A
F 00000001 B – F 16000000 B
G 34560001 B – G 62720000 C
G 00000001 D – G 22400000 D
H 30720001 A – H 47360000 A
H 00000001 B – H 12800000 B
I 00000001 B – I 12800000 B
J 60160001 A – J 19200000 B
J 00000001 C – J 12800000 C
K 40960001 A – K 60160000 A
K 00000001 B – K 09600000 B
L 32000001 B – L 83200000 C
L 00000001 D – L 35200000 D
$50-L (1983)
$50 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 A – A 08960000 A
B 26880001 A – B 46080000 A
B 00000001 B – B 09600000 B
D 08960001 A – D 15360000 A
E 02560001 A – E 12800000 A
F 00000001 A – F 01280000 A
G 20480001 A – G 44800000 A
H 00000001 A – H 01280000 A
I 00000001 B – I 03200000 B
J 05120001 A – J 08960000 A
K 03840001 A – K 10240000 A
L 10240001 A – L 25600000 A
$100-B (1982)
$100 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 A – A 02560000 A
B 25600001 A – B 44800000 A
B 00000001 B – B 12800000 B
D 00000001 A – D 02560000 A
E 00000001 A – E 07680000 A
G 08960001 A – G 20480000 A
H 00000001 A – H 02560000 A
I 00000001 A – I 03200000 A
J 00000001 A – J 07680000 A
K 03840001 A – K 14080000 A
L 05120001 A – L 15360000 A

As of October 1983, all $50 and $100 bills are currently printed in 100,000 sheets per standard print run. This also applied to denominations of $1, $5, $10 and $20 bills until 1989 or 1990.

Logos

Movie logos
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1957)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
1957–1983
Universal (1971)
Universal Pictures
1971–1990
Warner Bros. (1973)
Warner Bros.
1973–1984
Paramount (1975)
Paramount Pictures
1975–1987
Buena Vista Distribution (1979)
Buena Vista Distribution
1979–1984
Columbia Pictures (1981)
Columbia Pictures
1981–1993
20th Century Fox (1981)
20th Century Fox
1981–1994 Seen on Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and also on the 1982 VHS of Star Wars (the first film).
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1983)
MGM/UA Entertainment
1983–1987
Broadcast television logos
Cbs-logo
CBS
1953–2007
American Broadcasting Company Logo
ABC
1962–2007
NBC 1979 logo
NBC
1979–1986
PBS logos (including funding credits)
PBS (1971)
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)
WGBH
1978–1993
Public Television Stations (1979-1983)
Public Television Stations
1979–1983 The last new episodes of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood to use these was the "Day Care & Night Care" week (1516–1520), which premiered on the final week of April 1983.
The Sears-Roebuck Foundation (1979-1983)
The Sears-Roebuck Foundation
CC 1980
The Caption Center
1980–1987 Seen on programs closed-captioned by The Caption Center.
NCI 1982
National Captioning Institute
1982–1999
1983 Family Communications Logo
Family Communications
1983 Only seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1983-1984)
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1983–1984 Most PBS programs were sponsored by these underwriters.
Public Television Stations (1983-1984)
Public Television Stations
Cable television logos
HBO logo
HBO
1980–present
Cinemax 1980
Cinemax
1980–1985
CBN Satellite Network 1982
CBN Satellite Network
1977–1983
USA Network logo
USA Network
1979–1996
Showtime80s
Showtime
1981–1990
The Movie Channel 1982
The Movie Channel
1981–1988
Nickelodeon logo 1981
Nickelodeon
1981–1985
SuperStation WTBS Atlanta
SuperStation WTBS
1981–1985
1983 Disney Channel Logo
Disney Channel
1983–1986 Launched on April 18, 1983 as a premium network.
Cbncablenetwork
CBN Cable Network
1983–1988
Television distribution logos
Warner Bros. Television (1972)
Warner Bros. Television
1972–1984
Paramount Television (1975)
Paramount Television
1975–1987
Universal Television (1975)
Universal Television
1975–1991
1981 Walt Disney Television Logo
Walt Disney Television
1981–1983
20th Television Fox (1981)
20th Television Fox
1981–1992
1982 Columbia Pictures Television Logo
Columbia Pictures Television
1982–1988
1983 Walt Disney Television Logo
Walt Disney Television
1983–1985
Home media logos
Walt Disney Home Entertainment (1978)
Walt Disney Home Video
1978–1984 Seen on Mary Poppins on VHS.
1981 MCA Videocassette Logo
MCA Videocassette Inc.
1980–1983
Walt Disney Home Video (1981)
Walt Disney Home Video
1981–1987 Only seen worldwide except North America.
1981 Warner Home Video Logo
Warner Home Video
1981–1986
CIC Video (1981)
CIC Video
1981–1986 CIC Video distributed Paramount and Universal's films outside of North America.
1982 Paramount Video Logo
Paramount Video
1982–1987 Only seen on VHS prints of Paramount-owned films without the 1975 Paramount Pictures logo.
1982 CBS-FOX Video Logo
CBS-FOX Video
1982–1983
MGM-UA Home Video (1982)
MGM/UA Home Video
1982–1993 Seen on Horton Hears a Who! and How the Grinch Stole Christmas on VHS.
1982 RCA Columbia Pictures Home Video Logo
RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video
1983–1991 Replaced Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment.
1983 MCA Home Video Logo
MCA Home Video
1983–1990
1983 CBS-FOX Video Logo
CBS/FOX Video
1983–1984

Movies

Theatrical

Poster/Title Release Date Box office
Starwars3
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
May 25, 1983 $248 million (May 25–December 31, 1983)

Ghostbusters began filming in October 1983, and remained in production for the rest of the year.

Of the 18 animated features from Walt Disney Animation Studios, not including any of the 1940s package films, at least 15 continued playing in theaters, in order of their last (re-)releases:

  1. Fantasia (still in moratorium after The Rescuers was re-released)
  2. The Jungle Book (June 9, 1978)
  3. Pinocchio (December 15, 1978)
  4. 101 Dalmatians (June 7, 1979)
  5. Sleeping Beauty (September 28, 1979)
  6. Lady and the Tramp (March 7, 1980)
  7. The Aristocats (December 19, 1980)
  8. The Fox and the Hound (July 10, 1981)
  9. Cinderella (December 18, 1981)
  10. Robin Hood (March 26, 1982)
  11. Bambi (June 4, 1982)
  12. Peter Pan (December 17, 1982)
  13. The Sword in the Stone (March 25, 1983)
  14. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (July 15, 1983)
  15. The Rescuers (December 16, 1983)

In development was The Black Cauldron, which once had a release date of Christmas 1984.

Home video

Title Latest release date Notes
1980 Bedknobs and Broomsticks VHS
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
October 21, 1980
1980 Pete's Dragon VHS
Pete's Dragon
October 21, 1980
The Wizard of Oz 1980 VHS
The Wizard of Oz
October 25, 1980
Mary Poppins 1982 VHS
Mary Poppins
December 30, 1980 Cover artwork updated for 1982.
1981 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh VHS
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
June 26, 1981
1981 Dumbo VHS
Dumbo
July 1982
Star Wars 1982 VHS
Star Wars
September 1, 1982 This VHS contained no logo from 20th Century Fox Video.
1981 Alice in Wonderland VHS
Alice in Wonderland
November 1982
1982 Fun and Fancy Free VHS
Fun and Fancy Free
November 1982
1982 The Three Caballeros VHS
The Three Caballeros
November 1982

Books

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

Television

Broadcasts

Program title Network Current season Broadcast dates
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Logo 1971
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
PBS Seasons 13-14

Pre-1979:
January 3–February 18 (Season 6)
February 21–May 27 (Season 7)
May 30–November 25 (Season 8)
November 28–December 2 (Season 9)
December 5–30 (Season 2; final run)

Post-1979:
February 7–11 (Episodes 1511–1515)
April 25–29 (Episodes 1516–1520)
August 15–November 4 (all 60 episodes to date)
November 7–11 (Episodes 1521–1525)

Grinch title
The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat
ABC N/A August 7, 1983
1983 Wheel of Fortune Logo
Wheel of Fortune
Syndication Season 1 September 19–December 30, 1983
Title-grinch
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
CBS N/A December 12, 1983

Home video

Title Release date Notes
TheDrSeussVideoFestivalVHS
Horton Hears a Who! and How the Grinch Stole Christmas
December 1982 First Dr. Seuss specials ever seen on VHS.

Software

Title Release date(s) Notes
DOS 2.0
IBM PC-DOS 2.0
March 1983 Introduced support for hard disk drives.

Video Games

Title Console Latest release date
Donkeykong title
Donkey Kong
Second-generation arcade July 9, 1981
Donkeykongjr title
Donkey Kong Jr.
Second-generation arcade August 1, 1982
Mariobros title
Mario Bros.
Second-generation arcade July 14, 1983
Donkeykong3 title
Donkey Kong 3
Second-generation arcade October 1983

Totals

As of December 31, 1983:
Total movies released in theaters (out of 120 in the list) 5
Total movies released on VHS (out of 41 in the list) 3
Total Disney animated features released on VHS (out of 24 so far) 5
Total television series broadcasted (out of 25 in the list) 2
Number of cable networks on U.S. television 27
Total video games released (out of 150 in the list) 4
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