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Media from 1985.

Paper money

Old currency currently in circulation
$1-F (1984)
$1 (Series 1981)
Up to A 09600000 D
Up to B 67200000 J
Up to C 60800000 D
Up to D 96000000 C
Up to E 06400000 G
Up to F 44800000 H
Up to G 32000000 G
Up to J 03200000 D
Up to K 86400000 D
Up to L 80000000 G
$1-H (1985)
$1 (Series 1981A)
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
$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 22400000 B
Up to B 51200000 C
Up to C 12800000 B
Up to D 38400000 B
Up to E 35200000 C
Up to F 35200000 C
Up to G 41600000 C
Up to H 22400000 B
Up to J 25600000 B
Up to K 38400000 B
Up to 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)
Up to A 80000000 B
Up to B 35200000 E
Up to C 32000000 B
Up to D 22400000 B
Up to E 32000000 B
Up to F 32000000 B
Up to G 54400000 C
Up to H 22400000 B
Up to K 28800000 B
Up to 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)
Up to A 73600000 C
Up to B 92800000 F
Up to C 28800000 B
Up to D 48000000 B
Up to E 86400000 D
Up to F 64000000 B
Up to G 99200000 D
Up to H 28800000 B
Up to J 28800000 C
Up to K 35200000 B
Up to L 22400000 E
$20-E (1985)
$20 (Series 1981A)
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)
Up to A 08960000 A
A 00000001 B – A 09600000 B
Up to B 46080000 A
B 00000001 B – B 32000000 B
Up to C 01280000 A
Up to D 15360000 A
D 00000001 B – D 12800000 B
Up to E 12800000 A
E 00000001 B – E 12800000 B
Up to F 01280000 A
F 00000001 B – F 03200000 B
Up to G 44800000 A
G 00000001 B – G 22400000 B
Up to H 01280000 A
H 00000001 B – H 03200000 B
Up to I 02560000 A
I 00000001 B – I 03200000 B
Up to J 08960000 A
J 00000001 B – J 09600000 B
Up to K 10240000 A
K 00000001 B – K 09600000 B
Up to L 25600000 A
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-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
A 00000001 B – A 06400000 B
B 00000001 A – B 44800000 A
B 00000001 B – B 60800000 B
C 00000001 A – C 06400000 A
C 00000001 B – C 06400000 B
D 00000001 A – D 02560000 A
E 00000001 A – E 07680000 A
E 00000001 B – E 16000000 B
F 00000001 A – F 06400000 A
G 00000001 A – G 20480000 A
G 00000001 B – G 12800000 B
H 00000001 A – H 02560000 A
H 00000001 B – H 03200000 B
I 00000001 A – I 03200000 A
J 00000001 A – J 07680000 A
J 00000001 B – J 16000000 B
K 00000001 A – K 14080000 A
K 00000001 B – K 09600000 B
L 00000001 A – L 15360000 A
L 00000001 B – L 09600000 B
$100-A (1985)
$100 (Series 1981A)
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
New currency released to circulation
$1-H (1985)
$1 (Series 1981A)
A 12800001 B – A 06400000 C
B 22400001 D – B 41600000 F
C 41600001 A – C 99200000 A
D 25600001 B – D 89600000 B
E 83200001 C – E 44800000 E
F 44800001 C – F 86400000 E
G 51200001 C – G 35200000 E
H 19200001 B – H 83200000 B
I 41600001 A – I 03200000 B
J 03200001 B – J 76800000 B
K 83200001 A – K 89600000 B
L 16000001 E – L 64000000 G
$1-E (1985)
$1 (Series 1985)
A 00000001 A – A 67200000 A
B 00000001 A – B 32000000 C
D 00000001 A – D 03200000 B
E 00000001 A – E 44800000 B
F 00000001 A – F 96000000 B
G 00000001 A – G 41600000 B
H 00000001 A – H 60800000 A
J 00000001 A – J 64000000 A
K 00000001 A – K 83200000 A
L 00000001 A – L 92800000 B
$5-J (1984)
$5 (Series 1981A)
A 25600001 A – A 54400000 A
B 76800001 A – B 12800000 B
C 09600001 A – C 25600000 A
D 19200001 A – D 51200000 A
E 54400001 A – E 96000000 A
F 51200001 A – F 03200000 B
G 73600001 A – G 16000000 B
H 16000001 A – H 32000000 A
I 03200001 A – I 19200000 A
J 22400001 A – J 48000000 A
K 06400001 A – K 35200000 A
L 86400001 A – L 51200000 B
$5-K (1987)
$5 (Series 1985)
A 00000001 A – A 38400000 A
B 00000001 A – B 60800000 A
C 00000001 A – C 32000000 A
D 00000001 A – D 41600000 A
E 00000001 A – E 48000000 A
F 00000001 A – F 51200000 A
G 00000001 A – G 44800000 A
H 00000001 A – H 16000000 A
J 00000001 A – J 16000000 A
K 00000001 A – K 16000000 A
L 00000001 A – L 41600000 A
$10-F (1985)
$10 (Series 1981A)
A 35200001 A – A 12800000 B
B 25600001 B – B 60800000 C
C 16000001 A – C 48000000 A
D 41600001 A – D 80000000 A
E 38400001 A – E 92800000 A
F 38400001 A – F 83200000 A
G 57600001 A – G 99200000 A
H 12800001 A – H 25600000 A
I 03200001 A – I 19200000 A
J 28800001 A – J 48000000 A
K 12800001 A – K 48000000 A
L 54400001 A – L 16000000 B
$10-A (1985)
$10 (Series 1985)
A 00000001 A – A 16000000 A
B 00000001 A – B 44800000 A
C 00000001 A – C 12800000 A
D 00000001 A – D 16000000 A
E 00000001 A – E 16000000 A
F 00000001 A – F 32000000 A
G 00000001 A – G 28800000 A
H 00000001 A – H 16000000 A
J 00000001 A – J 12800000 A
L 00000001 A – L 35200000 A
$20-E (1985)
$20 (Series 1981A)
A 35200001 A – A 57600000 B
B 19200001 B – B 54400000 D
C 09600001 A – C 57600000 A
D 60800001 A – D 60800000 B
E 83200001 A – E 16000000 C
F 35200001 A – F 41600000 B
G 00000001 B – G 12800000 C
H 32000001 A – H 73600000 A
I 06400001 A – I 19200000 A
J 41600001 A – J 86400000 A
K 25600001 A – K 99200000 A
L 38400001 B – L 60800000 E
$20-B (1986)
$20 (Series 1985)
B 00000001 A – B 25600000 A
D 00000001 A – D 16000000 A
G 00000001 A – G 22400000 A
J 00000001 A – J 19200000 A
L 00000001 A – L 19200000 A
$50-B (1985)
$50 (Series 1981A)
A 06400001 A – A 09600000 A
B 12800001 A – B 28800000 A
D 06400001 A – D 12800000 A
E 09600001 A – E 12800000 A
G 00000001 A – G 28800000 A
I 00000001 A – I 03200000 A
K 00000001 A – K 06400000 A
L 09600001 A – L 22400000 A
$50-G (1986)
$50 (Series 1985)
A 00000001 A – A 09600000 A
D 00000001 A – D 12800000 A
E 00000001 A – E 12800000 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-A (1985)
$100 (Series 1981A)
A 00000001 A – A 06400000 A
B 12800001 A – B 64000000 A
C 00000001 A – C 03200000 A
D 03200001 A – D 06400000 A
E 00000001 A – E 12800000 A
F 03200001 A – F 12800000 A
G 00000001 A – G 22400000 A
H 06400001 A – H 12800000 A
I 00000001 A – I 03200000 A
K 00000001 A – K 03200000 A
L 09600001 A – L 19200000 A
$100-G (1986)
$100 (Series 1985)
D 00000001 A – D 09600000 A
J 00000001 A – J 06400000 A
L 00000001 A – L 12800000 A

Logos

Movie logos
Universal (1971)
Universal Pictures
1971–1990
Paramount (1975)
Paramount Pictures
1975–1987
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.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1983)
MGM/UA Entertainment
1983–1987
Tristar Pictures (1984)
TriStar Pictures
1984–1993
Warner Bros. Pictures (1984)
Warner Bros. Pictures
1984–1990 Seen on The Goonies.
Touchstone Films (1984-B)
Touchstone Films
1984–1985
Walt Disney Pictures (1985)
Walt Disney Pictures
1985–1990 The Black Cauldron was the first animated film with this logo.
Touchstone Films (1985)
Touchstone Films
1985–1986 First appeared on My Science Project in August 1985.
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)
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.
WNET (1984)
WNET
1984–1988
PBS (1984)
PBS
1984–1989 Seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood: 1536–1555. Older episodes still retained the 1971 logo.
1985 Family Communications Logo
Family Communications
1985 Only seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
Public Television Stations (1985-1987)
Public Television Stations
1985–1987 Most PBS programs were sponsored by these underwriters.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1985-1987)
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
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.
Cinemax logo
Cinemax
1985–1997
Nick at Nite logo 1985
Nick at Nite
1985–1997 Nick at Nite only aired during primetime hours on Nickelodeon.
SuperStation WTBS
SuperStation WTBS
1985–1987
Television distribution logos
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 the My Little Pony specials.
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!.
Walt Disney Television (1985)
Walt Disney Television
1985–2003
KingWorld (1985)
KingWorld
1985–1990 Debuted in the next seasons of Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
Buena Vista Television (1985)
Buena Vista Television
1985–1990
Home media logos
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 the 1985 VHS of The Wizard of Oz.
1982 RCA Columbia Pictures Home Video Logo
RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video
1983–1991 Like almost every Columbia Pictures film, this logo did not appear on the 1985 VHS of Ghostbusters.
1983 MCA Home Video Logo
MCA Home Video
1983–1990
Playhouse Video (1983)
Playhouse Video
1983–1990 Seen on the remaining Dr. Seuss specials on VHS.
1983 Walt Disney Home Video Logo
Walt Disney Home Video
1983–1986 Seen on the 1985 VHS of Mary Poppins.
Walt Disney Classics (1984)
Walt Disney Classics
1984–1987 Only seen on Robin Hood and Pinocchio. All other films had the logo shown above instead.
1984 CBS-FOX Video Logo
CBS/FOX Video
1984–1988 Seen on the first two Star Wars films on VHS.
Children's Video Library (1984)
Children's Video Library
1984–1987 Seen on the first My Little Pony special on VHS.
Touchstone Home Video (1985)
Touchstone Home Video
1985–1986 Only seen on initial VHS releases of the first four Touchstone films from 1984 and 1985.
Video game logos
Nes logo
Nintendo Entertainment System
1985–1995 Debuted in October 1985.

Movies

Theatrical

Poster/Title Release Date Box office
Ghostbusters poster
Ghostbusters
June 8, 1984
August 23, 1985 (re-release)
$238,632,124
Starwars3
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
March 29, 1985 (re-release) $11,252,123
Goonies
The Goonies
June 7, 1985 $61,389,680

Of the 19 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. Sleeping Beauty (September 28, 1979)
  2. Lady and the Tramp (March 7, 1980)
  3. The Aristocats (December 19, 1980)
  4. The Fox and the Hound (July 10, 1981)
  5. Cinderella (December 18, 1981)
  6. Bambi (June 4, 1982)
  7. Peter Pan (December 17, 1982)
  8. The Sword in the Stone (March 25, 1983)
  9. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (July 15, 1983)
  10. The Rescuers (December 16, 1983)
  11. The Jungle Book (July 27, 1984)
  12. Pinocchio (December 21, 1984)
  13. Fantasia (February 8, 1985)
  14. The Black Cauldron (July 24, 1985)
  15. 101 Dalmatians (December 20, 1985)

Home video

Title Latest release date Notes
Star Wars 1984 VHS
Star Wars
November 13, 1984
The Empire Strikes Back 1984 VHS
The Empire Strikes Back
November 13, 1984
1984 Robin Hood VHS
Robin Hood
December 3, 1984 Included the Walt Disney and You promo at the end.
Pinocchio 1985
Pinocchio
July 16, 1985 Included a trailer for The Black Cauldron.
The Wizard of Oz 1985 VHS Front Cover
The Wizard of Oz
August 1985 The "Videophonic" edition.
Ghostbusters 1985 VHS
Ghostbusters
October 31, 1985
Dumbo 1985
Dumbo
November 5, 1985 This film, along with Alice in Wonderland, both transferred to the Walt Disney Classics, while The Three Caballeros went on a short moratorium.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks 1985 VHS
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
November 5, 1985 Included a preview of The Journey of Natty Gann and the Walt Disney and You promo at the end.
Petesdragon 1985
Pete's Dragon
November 5, 1985 Cover artwork updated for 1985.
Mary Poppins 1985 VHS
Mary Poppins
November 5, 1985 Cover artwork updated for 1985.

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 15-16
Pre-1979:
February 11–15 (final week of Season 5)
February 18–May 24 (Season 6)
May 27–August 30 (Season 7)
September 23–October 18 (Season 8)

Post-1979:
January 1–February 1 (rest of all episodes to date)
February 4–8 (Episodes 1541–1545)
May 13–17 (Episodes 1546–1550)
August 19–23 ("Starting School")
October 21–December 31
November 25–29 (Episodes 1551–1555)

1983 Wheel of Fortune Logo
Wheel of Fortune
Syndication Seasons 2-3 January 1–June 21 (season 2)
September 9–December 27 (season 3)
Jeopardy 1985
Jeopardy!
Syndication Seasons 1-2 January 1–June 7 (season 1)
September 9–December 27 (season 2)
My Little Pony (1984)
My Little Pony (NEW!)
Syndication N/A March 23 and December 7 (Escape from Catrina)
April 4 and September 11 (Pilot)

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 1985vhs
My Little Pony
October(?) 1984 Cover artwork updated for 1985.
Catinthehat 1985vhs
The Cat in the Hat and Dr. Seuss on the Loose
October 1985
Lorax 1985vhs
The Lorax and The Hoober-Bloob Highway
October 1985
Grinchnight 1985vhs
Grinch Night
October 1985
Grinch 1985vhs
The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat and Pontoffel Pock
October 1985

Software

Title Release date(s) Notes
DOS 3.0
IBM PC-DOS 3.1
April 1985 Introduced support for local area networking.
Win101 titlescreen
Windows 1.01
November 20, 1985 Initial release.

Video Games

Title Console Latest release date Notes
Donkeykong title
Donkey Kong
Second-generation arcade July 9, 1981 Mario's first appearance.
Donkeykongjr title
Donkey Kong Jr.
Second-generation arcade August 1, 1982
Mariobros title
Mario Bros.
Second-generation arcade July 14, 1983 Luigi's first appearance.
Donkeykong3 title
Donkey Kong 3
Second-generation arcade October 1983
Supermariobros
Super Mario Bros.
NES September 13, 1985 First appearances of Bowser, Toad, and Princess Toadstool (Peach).

Totals

As of December 31, 1985:
Total movies released in theaters (out of 120 in the list) 7
Total movies released on VHS (out of 41 in the list) 5
Total Disney animated features released on VHS (out of 25 so far) 7
Total television series broadcasted (out of 25 in the list) 3
Number of cable networks on U.S. television 34
Total video games released (out of 150 in the list) 5
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