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Media from 1984.

Paper money

Old currency currently in circulation
$1-G (1983)
$1 (Series 1981)
Up to A 99840000 B
A 00000001 C – A 67200000 C
Up to B 99840000 F
B 00000001 G – B 28800000 I
Up to C 99840000 B
C 00000001 C – C 28800000 D
Up to D 99840000 B
D 00000001 C – D 70400000 C
Up to E 99840000 C
E 00000001 D – E 44800000 F
Up to F 99840000 D
F 00000001 E – F 16000000 G
Up to G 99840000 D
G 00000001 E – G 64000000 F
Up to H 99840000 A
H 00000001 B – H 64000000 B
Up to I 70400000 A
I 00000001 B – I 35200000 B
Up to J 99840000 B
J 00000001 C – J 60800000 C
Up to K 99840000 C
K 00000001 D – K 51200000 D
Up to L 99840000 D
L 00000001 E – L 92800000 F
$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 51200000 A
Up to B 99840000 B
B 00000001 C – B 19200000 C
Up to C 61440000 A
Up to D 92160000 A
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
Up to E 40960000 B
E 00000001 C – E 09600000 C
Up to F 20480000 B
F 00000001 C – F 09600000 C
Up to G 44800000 B
G 00000001 C – G 16000000 C
Up to H 35840000 A
H 00000001 B – H 09600000 B
Up to I 21760000 A
I 00000001 B – I 09600000 B
Up to J 85760000 A
J 00000001 B – J 12800000 B
Up to K 57600000 A
K 00000001 B – K 06400000 B
Up to L 76800000 B
L 00000001 C – L 25600000 C
$10-G (1982)
$10 (Series 1981)
Up to A 92160000 A
A 00000001 B – A 12800000 B
Up to B 66560000 C
B 00000001 D – B 32000000 D
Up to C 62720000 A
C 00000001 B – C 09600000 B
Up to D 46080000 A
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
Up to E 90880000 A
E 00000001 B – E 12800000 B
Up to F 40960000 A
F 00000001 B – F 12800000 B
Up to G 25600000 B
G 00000001 C – G 19200000 C
Up to H 33280000 A
H 00000001 B – H 09600000 B
I 00000001 B – I 16000000 B
Up to J 43520000 A
J 00000001 B – J 09600000 B
Up to K 21760000 A
K 00000001 B – K 06400000 B
Up to L 96000000 A
L 00000001 B – L 28800000 B
$20-F (1982)
$20 (Series 1981)
Up to A 17920000 B
A 00000001 C – A 09600000 C
Up to B 67840000 D
B 00000001 E – B 60800000 E
Up to C 72960000 A
Up to D 98560000 A
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
Up to E 10240000 C
E 00000001 D – E 16000000 D
Up to F 29440000 A
F 00000001 B – F 16000000 B
Up to G 62720000 C
G 00000001 D – G 22400000 D
Up to H 47360000 A
H 00000001 B – H 12800000 B
I 00000001 B – I 12800000 B
Up to J 19200000 B
J 00000001 C – J 12800000 C
Up to K 60160000 A
K 00000001 B – K 09600000 B
Up to L 83200000 C
L 00000001 D – L 35200000 D
$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-L (1983)
$50 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 A – A 08960000 A
B 00000001 A – B 46080000 A
B 00000001 B – B 09600000 B
C 00000001 A – C 01280000 A
D 00000001 A – D 15360000 A
E 00000001 A – E 12800000 A
F 00000001 A – F 01280000 A
G 00000001 A – G 44800000 A
H 00000001 A – H 01280000 A
I 00000001 A – I 02560000 A
I 00000001 B – I 03200000 B
J 00000001 A – J 08960000 A
K 00000001 A – K 10240000 A
L 00000001 A – L 25600000 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 15360000 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)
A 00000001 A – A 02560000 A
B 00000001 A – B 44800000 A
B 00000001 B – B 12800000 B
C 00000001 A – C 06400000 A
D 00000001 A – D 02560000 A
E 00000001 A – E 07680000 A
G 00000001 A – G 20480000 A
H 00000001 A – H 02560000 A
I 00000001 A – I 03200000 A
J 00000001 A – J 07680000 A
K 00000001 A – K 14080000 A
L 00000001 A – L 15360000 A
New currency released to circulation
$1-F (1984)
$1 (Series 1981)
A 67200001 C – A 09600000 D
B 28800001 I – B 67200000 J
C 28800001 D – C 60800000 D
D 70400001 C – D 96000000 C
E 44800001 F – E 06400000 G
F 16000001 G – F 44800000 H
G 64000001 F – G 32000000 G
J 60800001 C – J 03200000 D
K 51200001 D – K 86400000 D
L 92800001 F – L 80000000 G

$1-H (1985)
$1 (Series 1981A)

In March 1984, Series 1981 notes phased out, leaving only the Series 1981A notes to remain in production.

A 00000001 A – A 12800000 B
B 00000001 A – B 22400000 D
C 00000001 A – C 41600000 A
D 00000001 A – D 25600000 B
E 00000001 A – E 83200000 C
F 00000001 A – F 44800000 C
G 00000001 A – G 51200000 C
H 00000001 A – H 19200000 B
I 00000001 A – I 41600000 A
J 00000001 A – J 03200000 B
K 00000001 A – K 83200000 A
L 00000001 A – L 16000000 E
$5-L (1982)
$5 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 B – A 22400000 B
B 19200001 C – B 51200000 C
C 00000001 B – C 12800000 B
D 12800001 B – D 38400000 B
E 09600001 C – E 35200000 C
F 09600001 C – F 35200000 C
G 16000001 C – G 41600000 C
H 09600001 B – H 22400000 B
J 12800001 B – J 25600000 B
K 06400001 B – K 38400000 B
L 25600001 C – L 64000000 C
$5-J (1984)
$5 (Series 1981A)
A 00000001 A – A 25600000 A
B 00000001 A – B 76800000 A
C 00000001 A – C 09600000 A
D 00000001 A – D 19200000 A
E 00000001 A – E 54400000 A
F 00000001 A – F 51200000 A
G 00000001 A – G 73600000 A
H 00000001 A – H 16000000 A
I 00000001 A – I 03200000 A
J 00000001 A – J 22400000 A
K 00000001 A – K 06400000 A
L 00000001 A – L 86400000 A
$10-B (1984)
$10 (Series 1981)
A 12800001 B – A 80000000 B
B 32000001 D – B 35200000 E
C 09600001 B – C 32000000 B
D 12800001 B – D 22400000 B
E 12800001 B – E 32000000 B
F 12800001 B – F 32000000 B
G 19200001 C – G 54400000 C
H 09600001 B – H 22400000 B
K 06400001 B – K 28800000 B
L 28800001 B – L 48000000 B
$10-F (1985)
$10 (Series 1981A)
A 00000001 A – A 35200000 A
B 00000001 A – B 25600000 B
C 00000001 A – C 16000000 A
D 00000001 A – D 41600000 A
E 00000001 A – E 38400000 A
F 00000001 A – F 38400000 A
G 00000001 A – G 57600000 A
H 00000001 A – H 12800000 A
I 00000001 A – I 03200000 A
J 00000001 A – J 28800000 A
K 00000001 A – K 12800000 A
L 00000001 A – L 54400000 A
$20-L (1984)
$20 (Series 1981)
A 09600001 C – A 73600000 C
B 60800001 E – B 92800000 F
C 00000001 B – C 28800000 B
D 12800001 B – D 48000000 B
E 16000001 D – E 86400000 D
F 16000001 B – F 64000000 B
G 22400001 D – G 99200000 D
H 12800001 B – H 28800000 B
J 12800001 C – J 28800000 C
K 09600001 B – K 35200000 B
L 35200001 D – L 22400000 E

$20-D (1984)
$20 (Series 1981A)

In May 1984, for the $5, $10 and $20 denominations, Series 1981 notes phased out, leaving only the Series 1981A notes to remain in production.

A 00000001 A – A 35200000 A
B 00000001 A – B 19200000 B
C 00000001 A – C 09600000 A
D 00000001 A – D 60800000 A
E 00000001 A – E 83200000 A
F 00000001 A – F 35200000 A
G 00000001 A – G 99200000 A
H 00000001 A – H 32000000 A
I 00000001 A – I 06400000 A
J 00000001 A – J 41600000 A
K 00000001 A – K 25600000 A
L 00000001 A – L 38400000 B
$50-G (1984)
$50 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 B – A 09600000 B
B 09600001 B – B 32000000 B
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
E 00000001 B – E 12800000 B
F 00000001 B – F 03200000 B
G 00000001 B – G 22400000 B
H 00000001 B – H 03200000 B
J 00000001 B – J 09600000 B
K 00000001 B – K 09600000 B
L 00000001 B – L 09600000 B
$50-B (1985)
$50 (Series 1981A)
A 00000001 A – A 06400000 A
B 00000001 A – B 12800000 A
D 00000001 A – D 06400000 A
E 00000001 A – E 09600000 A
F 00000001 A – F 03200000 A
H 00000001 A – H 03200000 A
J 00000001 A – J 06400000 A
L 00000001 A – L 09600000 A
$100-B (1982)
$100 (Series 1981)
A 00000001 B – A 06400000 B
B 12800001 B – B 60800000 B
C 00000001 B – C 06400000 B
D 00000001 B – D 03200000 B
E 00000001 B – E 16000000 B
F 00000001 A – F 06400000 A
G 00000001 B – G 12800000 B
H 00000001 B – H 03200000 B
J 00000001 B – J 16000000 B
K 00000001 B – K 09600000 B
L 00000001 B – L 09600000 B

$100-A (1985)
$100 (Series 1981A)

The $50 and $100 bills' Series 1981 notes phased out in October 1984, when production of Series 1981A notes began.

B 00000001 A – B 12800000 A
D 00000001 A – D 03200000 A
F 00000001 A – F 03200000 A
H 00000001 A – H 06400000 A
L 00000001 A – L 09600000 A

Logos

Movie logos
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 Seen on Ghostbusters.
20th Century Fox (1981)
20th Century Fox
1981–1994 Seen on Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and the 1984 VHS of Star Wars.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1983)
MGM/UA Entertainment
1983–1987
Tristar Pictures (1984)
TriStar Pictures
1984–1993 This logo made its VHS debut on The Natural in November 1984.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1984)
Warner Bros. Pictures
1984–1990 This logo made its VHS debut on Purple Rain in November 1984.
Touchstone Films (1984-A) Touchstone Films (1984-B)
Touchstone Films
1984–1985 Due to the rise of content that appeared to be too offensive for a PG rating on Walt Disney Pictures' films, Touchstone Films was founded in 1983 and began making its own films.
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 The last new episodes of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood to have this logo was the "Grandparents" week (1531–1535). It still appeared on reruns of older episodes until the late 1980s.
WGBH (1978)
WGBH
1978–1993
CC 1980
The Caption Center
1980–1987 Seen on programs closed-captioned by The Caption Center.
NCI 1982
National Captioning Institute
1982–1999 Seen on programs closed-captioned by the National Captioning Institute.
1984 Family Communications Logo
Family Communications
1984 Only seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
WNET (1984)
WNET
1984–1988
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1984-1985)
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1984–1985 Most PBS programs were sponsored by these underwriters.
Public Television Stations (1984-1985)
Public Television Stations
PBS (1984)
PBS
1984–1989 First appeared on October 1, 1984. On Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, it was first seen on the "Food" week (episodes 1536–1540) in November.
Cable television logos
HBO logo
HBO
1980–present
Cinemax 1980
Cinemax
1980–1985
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
Cbncablenetwork
CBN Cable Network
1983–1988
Nickelodeon Logo
Nickelodeon
1984–2009 For one year, used with the old Nickelodeon logo.
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
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
Sunbow & Marvel Productions (1984)
Sunbow & Marvel Productions
1984–1986 Seen on My Little Pony.
Warner Bros. Television (1984)
Warner Bros. Television
1984–1990
1984 DiC Logo
DiC Entertainment
1984–1987
Merv Griffin Enterprises (1984)
Merv Griffin Enterprises
1984–1986 Seen on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
1984 KingWorld Logo
KingWorld
1984–1985 Seen on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
Home media logos
Walt Disney Home Entertainment (1978)
Walt Disney Home Video
1978–1984
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.
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
1983 MCA Home Video Logo
MCA Home Video
1983–1990
1983 CBS-FOX Video Logo
CBS/FOX Video
1983–1984
1983 Walt Disney Home Video Logo
Walt Disney Home Video
1983–1986
Walt Disney Classics (1984)
Walt Disney Classics
1984–1987 Only seen on the initial VHS release of Robin Hood.
1984 CBS-FOX Video Logo
CBS/FOX Video
1984–1988 Seen on the first VHS release of The Empire Strikes Back, and the 1984 re-print of the first Star Wars.
Children's Video Library (1984)
Children's Video Library
1984–1987 Seen on the first My Little Pony special on VHS.

Movies

Theatrical

Poster/Title Release Date Box office
Starwars3
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
May 25, 1983 $252,583,617 (May 25, 1983–March 11, 1984)
Ghostbusters poster
Ghostbusters
June 8, 1984 $221 million (June 8–December 31, 1984)

The Goonies began filming on October 22, 1984, continuing 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 14 continued playing in theaters, in order of their last (re-)releases:

  1. Fantasia (still on hold)
  2. 101 Dalmatians (June 7, 1979)
  3. Sleeping Beauty (September 28, 1979)
  4. Lady and the Tramp (March 7, 1980)
  5. The Aristocats (December 19, 1980)
  6. The Fox and the Hound (July 10, 1981)
  7. Cinderella (December 18, 1981)
  8. Bambi (June 4, 1982)
  9. Peter Pan (December 17, 1982)
  10. The Sword in the Stone (March 25, 1983)
  11. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (July 15, 1983)
  12. The Rescuers (December 16, 1983)
  13. The Jungle Book (July 27, 1984)
  14. Pinocchio (December 21, 1984)

In development were The Black Cauldron, now set for release in summer 1985, and The Great Mouse Detective.

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
1981 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh VHS
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
June 26, 1981 After 1984, this film was split into three individual parts on VHS.
1981 Dumbo VHS
Dumbo
July 1982
1981 Alice in Wonderland VHS
Alice in Wonderland
November 1982
1982 Fun and Fancy Free VHS
Fun and Fancy Free
November 1982 In the late 1980s, this film was split into two individual parts on VHS.
1982 The Three Caballeros VHS
The Three Caballeros
November 1982
Star Wars 1984 VHS
Star Wars
November 13, 1984 Re-released with Hi-Fi Stereo and closed captioning.
The Empire Strikes Back 1984 VHS
The Empire Strikes Back
November 13, 1984
1984 Robin Hood VHS
Robin Hood
December 6, 1984 Launch title of the Walt Disney Classics.

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 Season(s) Broadcast dates
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Logo 1971
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
PBS Seasons 14-15

Pre-1979:
January 2–13 (Season 2; final run)
January 16–April 13 (Season 3)
April 16–July 20 (Season 4)
July 23–October 19 (Season 5)

Post-1979:
April 2–6 (Episodes 1526–1530)
May 7–11 (Episodes 1531–1535)
August 13–17 ("Starting School")
October 22–December 31
November 19–23 (Episodes 1536–1540)

1983 Wheel of Fortune Logo
Wheel of Fortune
Syndication Seasons 1-2 January 2–June 15, 1984 (season 1)
September 10–December 31, 1984 (season 2)
My Little Pony (1984)
My Little Pony (NEW!)
Syndication N/A April 9, 1984
1984 Jeopardy! Closing Logo
Jeopardy!
Syndication Season 1 September 10–December 28, 1984
Title-grinch
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
CBS N/A December 5, 1984

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.
Mylittlepony 1984vhs
My Little Pony
October(?) 1984

Software

Title Release date(s) Notes
DOS 3.0
IBM PC-DOS 3.0
August 1984 Introduced support for larger disks.

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, 1984:
Total movies released in theaters (out of 120 in the list) 6
Total movies released on VHS (out of 41 in the list) 4
Total Disney animated features released on VHS (out of 24 so far) 6
Total television series broadcasted (out of 25 in the list) 3
Number of cable networks on U.S. television 31
Total video games released (out of 150 in the list) 4
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