Media from 1997.

Paper money

Old currency currently in circulation
$1-F (1996).jpg
$1 (Series 1995)
A 83200001 C – A 25600000 I
B 89600001 I – B 83200000 P
C 25600001 B – C 57600000 C
D 70400001 C – D 32000000 D
E 76800001 E – E 19200000 G
F 06400001 H – F 64000000 K
G 06400001 F – G 44800000 G
J 32000001 B – J 12800000 C
K 89600001 B – K 96000000 D
L 12800001 H – L 96000000 I
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$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 84480000 A
H 00000001 A – H 39040000 A
I 00000001 A – I 23680000 A
J 00000001 A – J 24960000 A
K 00000001 A – K 41600000 A
L 28160001 A – L 82560000 A
$2-F (1996).jpg
$2 (Series 1995)
F 00000001 A – F 32000000 A
$5-E (1996).png
$5 (Series 1995)
A 51200001 A – A 57600000 B
B 70400001 B – B 32000000 C
D 25600001 A – D 57600000 A
E 32000001 A – E 70400000 B
F 64000001 B – F 70400000 C
J 00000001 A – J 44800000 A
L 51200001 A – L 64000000 C
$10-F (1995).jpg
$10 (Series 1993)
B 06400001 C – B 44800000 D
C 76800001 A – C 19200000 B
$10-E (1996).png
$10 (Series 1995)
E 00000001 A – E 89600000 A
F 12800001 B – F 44800000 B
G 00000001 A – G 96000000 B
J 00000001 A – J 32000000 A
$20-B (1996).png
$20 (Series 1993)
A 00000001 A – A 96000000 C
B 76800001 C – B 19200000 G
C 51200001 A – C 76800000 A
D 57600001 B – D 64000000 C
E 12800001 E – E 70400000 G
F 12800001 B – F 64000000 D
J 57600001 A – J 06400000 B
K 83200001 A – K 89600000 B
L 38400001 F – L 38400000 I
$20-G (1996).png
$20 (Series 1995)
F 00000001 A – F 76800000 B
G 00000001 A – G 76800000 C
H 00000001 A – H 06400000 B
J 00000001 A – J 51200000 A
K 00000001 A – K 06400000 B
L 00000001 A – L 12800000 E
$50-G (1996).jpg
$50 (Series 1993)
A 09600001 A – A 41600000 A
B 35200001 A – B 09600000 E
D 25600001 A – D 60800000 A
E 28800001 A – E 51200000 A
G 28800001 A – G 44800000 B
J 03200001 A – J 12800000 A
K 00000001 A – K 09600000 A
$100-L (1993).jpg
$100 (Series 1990)
A 64000001 A – A 76800000 A
B 09600001 F – B 99200000 F
C 67200001 A – C 12800000 B
D 64000001 A – D 16000000 B
H 70400001 A – H 22400000 B
J 67200001 A – J 76800000 A
K 67200001 A – K 80000000 A
L 41600001 B – L 48000000 B
$100-F (1995).jpg
$100 (Series 1993)
A 00000001 A – A 83200000 A
B 00000001 A – B 25600000 C
C 00000001 A – C 41600000 A
D 00000001 A – D 09600000 A
E 00000001 A – E 64000000 A
F 00000001 A – F 51200000 B
G 00000001 A – G 44800000 A
H 00000001 A – H 16000000 A
I 00000001 A – I 09600000 A
J 00000001 A – J 09600000 A
K 00000001 A – K 51200000 A
L 00000001 A – L 19200000 A
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$100 (Series 1996)
AA 00000001 A – AA 51200000 A
AB 00000001 A – AB 12800000 G
AC 00000001 A – AC 16000000 A
AD 00000001 A – AD 03200000 B
AE 00000001 A – AE 19200000 B
AF 00000001 A – AF 32000000 A
AG 00000001 A – AG 70400000 A
AH 00000001 A – AH 28800000 A
AI 00000001 A – AI 09600000 A
AJ 00000001 A – AJ 19200000 A
AK 00000001 A – AK 25600000 A
AL 00000001 A – AL 64000000 C
New currency released to circulation
$1-F (1996).jpg
$1 (Series 1995)
A 25600001 I – A 83200000 I
B 83200001 P – B 96000000 Y
D 32000001 D – D 38400000 I
E 19200001 G – E 44800000 K
F 64000001 K – F 06400000 Q
G 44800001 G – G 12800000 L
H 06400001 D – H 38400000 E
I 12800001 A – I 32000000 C
J 12800001 C – J 12800000 F
K 00000001 E – K 96000000 G
L 00000001 J – L 44800000 U
$2-F (1996).jpg
$2 (Series 1995)
F 32000001 A – F 57600000 A
$5-E (1996).png
$5 (Series 1995)
B 32000001 C – B 76800000 D
C 38400001 A – C 76800000 A
D 57600001 A – D 19200000 B
E 70400001 B – E 64000000 D
F 70400001 C – F 32000000 D
G 64000001 B – G 12800000 D
H 89600001 A – H 57600000 B
I 38400001 A – I 57600000 A
J 44800001 A – J 89600000 A
K 64000001 A – K 32000000 B
L 64000001 C – L 96000000 E
$10-F (1995).jpg
$10 (Series 1993)
A 25600001 B – A 51200000 B
B 44800001 D – B 76800000 E
$10-E (1996).png
$10 (Series 1995)
A 00000001 A – A 70400000 B
B 00000001 A – B 83200000 B
D 00000001 A – D 64000000 A
E 89600001 A – E 83200000 B
F 44800001 B – F 89600000 B
G 00000001 C – G 38400000 C
H 51200001 A – H 76800000 A
J 32000001 A – J 64000000 A
K 44800001 A – K 89600000 A
L 00000001 B – L 70400000 B
$20-B (1997).png
$20 (Series 1995)
B 00000001 A – B 19200000 E
C 00000001 A – C 70400000 A
D 00000001 A – D 89600000 B
E 00000001 A – E 89600000 A
F 76800001 B – F 19200000 D
G 76800001 C – G 12800000 F
H 06400001 B – H 44800000 B
I 00000001 A – I 06400000 B
J 51200001 A – J 76800000 B
K 06400001 B – K 57600000 C
L 12800001 E – L 38400000 G
$50-G (1996).jpg
$50 (Series 1993)
B 09600001 E – B 86400000 E
$50-D (1997).jpg
$50 (Series 1996)
AA 00000001 A – AA 09600000 A
AB 00000001 A – AB 22400000 B
AC 00000001 A – AC 57600000 A
AD 00000001 A – AD 32000000 A
AF 00000001 A – AF 60800000 A
AG 00000001 A – AG 41600000 A
AI 00000001 A – AI 12800000 A
AJ 00000001 A – AJ 03200000 A
AL 00000001 A – AL 41600000 A
$100-F (1997).png
$100 (Series 1996)
AA 51200000 A – AA 70400000 A
AB 12800000 G – AB 57600000 J
AC 16000000 A – AC 25600000 A
AD 03200000 B – AD 32000000 B
AE 19200000 B – AE 38400000 B
AF 32000000 A – AF 83200000 A
AG 70400000 A – AG 96000000 A
AH 28800000 A – AH 44800000 A
AI 09600000 A – AI 12800000 A
AJ 19200000 A – AJ 38400000 A
AK 25600000 A – AK 83200000 A
AL 64000000 C – AL 44800000 D

On October 27, 1997, the new design of the $50 bill that was unveiled in June 1997 was officially released to circulation.

Logos

Movie logos
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Touchstone Pictures
1986–2002
Walt Disney Pictures (1990).jpg
Walt Disney Pictures
1990–2006 Seen on Hercules.
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Universal Pictures
1991–1997
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Warner Bros. Pictures
1992–1998
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1992).jpg
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
1992–2001
20th Century Fox (1994).jpg
20th Century Fox
1994–2009
New Line Cinema (1994).jpg
New Line Cinema
1994–1997 Seen on The Mask on DVD.
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Paramount Pictures
1995–2002
Walt Disney Pictures (1995).jpg
Walt Disney Pictures
1995–2007 Only seen on Toy Story.
Pixar Animation Studios (1995).jpg
Pixar Animation Studios
1995–present Only seen on Toy Story.
Columbia Pictures (1993).jpg
Columbia Pictures
1996–2013
Tristar Pictures (1993).jpg
TriStar Pictures
1996–2013 Seen on Matilda.
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Universal Pictures
1997–1999 Debuted in May 1997.
DreamWorks SKG (1997).jpg
DreamWorks SKG
1997–present Debuted in September 1997.
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New Line Cinema
1997–2001
Broadcast television logos
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CBS
1953–2007
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ABC
1962–2007
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NBC
1986–2013
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WB Network
1995–1999
UPN logo.jpg
UPN
1995–2002
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FOX
1996–1997
PBS logos (including funding credits)
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National Captioning Institute
1982–1999 Seen on programs closed-captioned by the National Captioning Institute.
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The Caption Center
1996–1998 Seen on programs closed-captioned by The Caption Center, such as Arthur.
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WNET
1992–1999 Seen on Shining Time Station.
WGBH Boston (1993).jpg
WGBH Boston
1993–2009 Seen on Arthur.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1993).jpg
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1993–1999 Most PBS programs were sponsored by these underwriters.
Viewers Like You (1993-1999).jpg
Viewers Like You
Connecticut Public Television (1993).jpg
Connecticut Public Television
1993–2004 Seen on current seasons of Barney & Friends.
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PBS
1996–1998
PBS Kids (1996).jpg
PBS Kids
1996–1999 Initial broadcasts of Arthur contained the original 1993 logo.
1997 Family Communications Logo.jpg
Family Communications
1997 Only seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
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The Caption Center
1997–2002 The words "The Caption Center" were colored red late in 1997.
Cable television logos
HBO logo.png
HBO
1980–present
Nickelodeon Logo.png
Nickelodeon
1984–2009
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Cinemax
1985–1997
Nick at Nite logo 1985.png
Nick at Nite
1985–1997 Nick at Nite only aired during primetime hours on Nickelodeon.
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Disney Channel
1986–1997
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The Movie Channel
1988–1997
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Nick Jr.
1988–2009
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The Family Channel
1990–1998
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Showtime
1990–1997
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Sci-Fi Channel
1992–1998
Cartoon Network.png
Cartoon Network
1992–2004
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FX
1994–1997
Game Show Network (1994).png
Game Show Network
1994–1997
TNT logo 1999.png
TNT
1995–2001
USA Network 1996.png
USA Network
1996–1999
TBS Superstation logo 1999.png
TBS
1996–2002
Disney Channel 1997.png
Disney Channel
1997–2002
Nick at Nite 1997.png
Nick at Nite
1997–2002
Cinemax logo 1997.png
Cinemax
1997–2008
Showtime logo 1997.png
Showtime
1997–present
The Movie Channel 2000.png
The Movie Channel
1997–2001
FX 1997 logo.png
FX Network
1997–2008
GSN 1997.png
Game Show Network
1997–2004
Television distribution logos
Walt Disney Television (1985).jpg
Walt Disney Television
1985–2003
Britt Allcroft (1989).jpg
The Britt Allcroft Company
1989–2002
DiC (1990).jpg
DiC Entertainment
1990–2001 Seen on Super Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog cartoons on USA Network.
KingWorld (1990).jpg
KingWorld
1990–1999 Seen on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
Universal Television (1991).jpg
Universal Television
1991–1997
Columbia Tristar Television (1994).jpg
Columbia TriStar Television
1994–1997 Last seen on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!'s 1996-1997 seasons.
Warner Bros. Television (1994).jpg
Warner Bros. Television
1994–2001 Seen on Full House's final season.
20th Television (1994).jpg
20th Television
1994–2008
Tollin Robbins Productions (1994).jpg
Tollin/Robbins Productions
1994–2005
Paramount Television (1995).jpg
Paramount Television
1995–2002
20th Century Fox Television (1995).jpg
20th Century Fox Television
1995–1998
Buena Vista Television (1995).jpg
Buena Vista Television
1995–1997
Columbia Tristar Television (1996).jpg
Columbia TriStar Television
1996–2001 Seen on late episodes of the 1996-1997 season of Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
Nickelodeon Productions (1996).jpg
Nickelodeon Productions
1996–1997 Seen on Season 3 of All That.
Universal Television (1997).jpg
Universal Television
1997–2004
Buena Vista Television (1997).jpg
Buena Vista Television
1997–2005
Nickelodeon Productions (1997).png
Nickelodeon Productions
1997–2007 Seen on Season 4 of All That.
Home media logos
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Random House Home Video
1984–2005 Seen on the first Arthur videos.
Warner Bros. Records (1985).jpg
Warner Bros. Records
1986–1997 Only seen on Kidsongs.
Together Again Video Productions (1987).png
Together Again Video Productions
1987–1997 Only seen on Kidsongs.
Touchstone Home Video (1987).jpg
Touchstone Home Video
1987–2002
PBS Home Video (1989).jpg
PBS Home Video
1989–1998
MCA Universal Home Video 1991.png
MCA/Universal Home Video
1990–1998
CIC Video (1992-B).jpg
CIC Video
1992–1997 Seen on international VHS prints of films distributed by Paramount and Universal.
Columbia Tristar Home Video (1993).jpg
Columbia TriStar Home Video
1993–2000 Only seen internationally from 1996 to 1998.
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MGM/UA Home Video
1993–1998 Seen on the first DVD release of The Wizard of Oz.
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THX Laserdisc
1993–2000
Kid Vision (1994).jpg
Kid Vision
1994–1997 Seen on Kidsongs videos until this year.
Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection (1994).jpg
Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection
1994–1999 Seen on The Hunchback of Notre Dame and early THX-certified releases of other films.
Paramount Home Video (1995).jpg
Paramount Home Video
1995–2006
New Line Home Video (1995).jpg
New Line Home Video
1995–1997
Disney Videos (1995).jpg
Disney Videos
1995–2001 International prints of The Hunchback of Notre Dame had this logo.
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Video Treasures
1995–1998 Seen on Season 4 videos of Thomas & Friends.
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20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
1995–2006 Seen on the Special Editions of the Star Wars trilogy.
Walt Disney Home Video (1992-A).jpg
Walt Disney Home Video
1995–2001 Seen on the first DVD releases from the company.
Barney Home Video (1995).jpg
Barney Home Video
1995–2000 Only seen on Barney & Friends videos.
Columbia Tristar Home Video (1996).jpg
Columbia TriStar Home Video
1996–1997 Only seen in the U.S. and Canada. Appeared on the Matilda DVD.
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Warner Home Video
1997–2010
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Lyrick Studios
1997–1998 Seen on Barney & Friends videos. Debuted in March.
Columbia Tristar Home Video (1997).jpg
Columbia TriStar Home Video
1997–1998
New Line Home Video (1997).jpg
New Line Home Video
1997–2001
CIC Video (1997).jpg
CIC Video
1997–2000 The last CIC Video logo.
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DTS
1997–2004 Originally seen on laserdiscs.
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Sony Wonder
1997–2006 Seen on the last Kidsongs videos.
Together Again Productions (1997).jpg
Together Again Productions
1997–1998 Seen on the last Kidsongs videos.
Video game logos
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Game Boy
1989–1998
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Super Nintendo Entertainment System
1990–1999
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Sega Saturn
1995–1998 After the Game Gear and Genesis were discontinued, this only left the Saturn for 1997.
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Nintendo 64
1996–2002

Movies

As of June 1997, the widest release of one film in North America was 3,565 theaters.

Theatrical

Poster/Title Release Date No. of theaters Box office
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Star Wars: Special Edition
January 31, 1997 2,375 (79%) $138,257,865
(January 31–May 4, 1997)
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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back: Special Edition
February 21, 1997 2,322 (77%) $67,597,694
(February 21–May 11, 1997)
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Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Special Edition
March 14, 1997 2,111 (70%) $45,470,437
(March 14–June 8, 1997)
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Hercules
June 27, 1997 2,930 (82%) $99,112,101
(June 27–September 14, 1997)

VHS

Title Latest release date Notes
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Hook
July 24, 1992
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The Return of Jafar
May 20, 1994
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The Goonies
July 7, 1994
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Dumbo
October 28, 1994
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The Sword in the Stone
October 28, 1994
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Alice in Wonderland
October 28, 1994
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Robin Hood
October 28, 1994
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Pete's Dragon
October 28, 1994
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The Mask
January 19, 1995
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The Lion King
March 3, 1995
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A Goofy Movie
September 6, 1995 First Disney animated film with the gold logo.
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Cinderella
October 4, 1995
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Pocahontas
February 28, 1996
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Ghostbusters
March 12, 1996
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Ghostbusters II
March 12, 1996
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The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
March 27, 1996
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The Aristocats
April 24, 1996
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Aladdin and the King of Thieves
August 13, 1996
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The Wizard of Oz
September 10, 1996 The THX logo appeared on this video.
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Oliver & Company
September 24, 1996
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Toy Story
October 29, 1996 Only Pixar film to date until 1998.
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Matilda
December 17, 1996 Released on VHS before The Hunchback of Notre Dame, despite its theatrical release after that film, being a box office bomb.
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Bambi
February 4, 1997 THX-certified. Includes a 15-minute documentary at the end.
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame
March 4, 1997
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Home Alone
March 18, 1997 The re-print contains a trailer for the other Home Alone film.
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Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
March 18, 1997 The re-print contains a trailer for the other Home Alone film.
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101 Dalmatians
April 15, 1997
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Fun and Fancy Free
July 15, 1997 Succeeded The Three Caballeros.
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Star Wars
August 26, 1997 The first Special Edition release.
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The Empire Strikes Back
August 26, 1997 The first Special Edition release.
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Return of the Jedi
August 26, 1997 The first Special Edition release.
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Mary Poppins
August 26, 1997 THX-certified.
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Sleeping Beauty
September 16, 1997 THX-certified.
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The Jungle Book
October 14, 1997

THX-certified.

Released on video before Peter Pan and The Little Mermaid, purely for its 30th anniversary.

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Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
November 11, 1997

Walt Disney Home Video planned to release Hercules, Peter Pan and The Little Mermaid in the first half of 1998. Meanwhile, The Little Mermaid was re-released in theaters on November 14, 1997, and was the last film to do so in Disney's original tradition.

DVD

Title Latest release date Notes
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The Mask
March 25, 1997 Available in letterbox widescreen and pan-and-scan full screen. Special features include an audio commentary and two deleted scenes.
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The Wizard of Oz
March 25, 1997
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Matilda
June 2, 1997

Upcoming

Mulan A teaser trailer for this film debuted in November 1997.
The Lion King: Simba's Pride This direct-to-video sequel film for The Lion King remained in production.
A Bug's Life Not much was known about this film so far, but a short film titled "Geri's Game" that would later be attached to A Bug's Life was completed this year.
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace Principal photography lasted from June 26 to September 30, 1997.
Toy Story 2 Storyreels were completed, and the film began animation.

Books

Title Release date
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Horton Hears a Who!
1954
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The Cat in the Hat
1957
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas
1957
Green Eggs and Ham.gif
Green Eggs and Ham
1960
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The Lorax
1971
Lionking book.gif
The Lion King
June 1, 1994
Pocahontas book.jpg
Pocahontas
June 1, 1995
Hunchbackofnotredame book.gif
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
June 1, 1996
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Toy Story
August 1, 1996

Music

Title Release date
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Beauty and the Beast
October 24, 1991
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Aladdin
October 27, 1992
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The Lion King
July 13, 1994
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Classic Disney Vol. 1: 60 Years of Musical Magic
March 28, 1995
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Pocahontas
June 23, 1995
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Classic Disney Vol. 2: 60 Years of Musical Magic
September 12, 1995
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The Wizard of Oz: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
September 19, 1995
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Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
September 26, 1995
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Kidsongs: Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
September 26, 1995
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Toy Story
November 22, 1995
Hunchbackofnotredame soundtrack.jpg
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
May 28, 1996
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Classic Disney Vol. 3: 60 Years of Musical Magic
July 2, 1996
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Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
February 18, 1997
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Hercules
May 27, 1997
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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
June 3, 1997
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Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
June 10, 1997
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Mary Poppins
July 8, 1997
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Classic Disney Vol. 4: 60 Years of Musical Magic
September 16, 1997
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We Wish You a Merry Christmas
October 21, 1997
Kidsongs icandancealbum.jpg
Kidsongs: I Can Dance!
December 10, 1997

Television

Broadcasts

Program title Network Season(s) Broadcast dates
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Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
PBS Season 27 January 1–December 31 (reruns)
February 17–21, 1997 (Episodes 1711-1715)
August 25–29, 1997 (Episodes 1716-1720)
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Wheel of Fortune
Syndication Seasons 14-15 January 1–June 6, 1997 (season 14)
September 1–December 31, 1997 (season 15)
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Jeopardy!
Syndication Seasons 13-14 January 1–July 18, 1997 (season 13)
September 1–December 31, 1997 (season 14)
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Full House
Syndication Seasons 1-8 January 1–December 31, 1997 (reruns)
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Shining Time Station
PBS Seasons 1-4 January 1–December 31, 1997 (reruns)
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Barney & Friends
PBS Seasons 1-3 January 1–December 31, 1997 (reruns)
NOTE: The "Barney Says" segments were phased out in November.
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The Kidsongs TV Show
PBS Season 3 January 1–December 31, 1997
New episodes from October 6–31
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Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog
USA Network Season 1 January 1–June 6, 1997
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Mario All Stars
USA Network N/A January 6–June 6, 1997
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All That
Nickelodeon Seasons 3-4 January 4–October 25, 1997 (season 3)
November 15–December 27, 1997 (season 4)
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Arthur
PBS Seasons 1-2 January 1–December 31, 1997 (reruns)
New episodes premiered October 20
Barney Live! in New York City PBS N/A March 9 and September 14, 1997
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Sonic the Hedgehog
USA Network Seasons 1-2 June 9–December 31, 1997
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Sonic Christmas Blast
USA Network N/A December 14 and 23, 1997

VHS

Title Release date Notes
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Barney Live! in New York City
August 1994
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Barney's Imagination Island
October 1994
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas
November(?) 1994
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Horton Hears a Who!
November(?) 1994
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Barney: Families are Special
February 7, 1995
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Barney: Safety
April 11, 1995
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Barney's Making New Friends
August 8, 1995
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Thomas Gets Tricked and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
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Thomas & Friends: James Learns a Lesson and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
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Thomas & Friends: Trust Thomas and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
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Thomas & Friends: Thomas Gets Bumped and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
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Thomas & Friends: Thomas, Percy & the Dragon and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
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Thomas & Friends: Daisy and Other Thomas Stories
August 15, 1995
Thomas and the Special Letter and Other Stories
Thomas and the Special Letter and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
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Riding in Barney's Car
September 26, 1995
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Barney's Magical Musical Adventure
September 26, 1995
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Barney Songs
November 7, 1995
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Barney's All Aboard for Sharing
January 23, 1996
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Thomas and His Friends Help Out
February 2, 1996
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Campfire Sing-Along
March 26, 1996
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Barney Goes to School
March 26, 1996
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Barney in Concert
March 26, 1996
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Rock with Barney
March 26, 1996
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Barney's Talent Show
March 26, 1996
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Barney's Fun & Games
May 21, 1996
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Barney's Exercise Circus & Parade of Numbers
July 2, 1996
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Grinch Night
August 6, 1996 Re-released by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
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Pontoffel Pock and His Magic Piano
August 6, 1996 Re-released by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
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The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat
August 6, 1996 Re-released by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
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James Goes Buzz Buzz and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
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Percy's Ghostly Trick and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
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Thomas' Christmas Party and Other Christmas Stories
August 6, 1996
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Rusty to the Rescue and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
The Gallant Old Engine and Other Thomas Stories
The Gallant Old Engine and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
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Barney's 1-2-3-4 Seasons
August 6, 1996
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Barney: Waiting for Santa
November 5, 1996
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Barney's Once Upon a Time
November 5, 1996
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Barney's Sense-Sational Day
January 14, 1997
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Thomas & Friends: Sing-Along & Stories
February 18, 1997
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Barney's Colors & Shapes
March 18, 1997
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Arthur's Eyes
March 25, 1997 One of the first three Arthur videos from Random House Home Video.
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Arthur's Pet Business
March 25, 1997
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Arthur Writes a Story
March 25, 1997
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Barney's Musical Scrapbook
May 6, 1997
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Arthur's Teacher Trouble
July 29, 1997
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Arthur's Lost Library Book
July 29, 1997
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Arthur's Baby
July 29, 1997
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The Cat in the Hat
July 29, 1997 Re-released as a Fox Kids Video title.
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The Lorax
July 29, 1997 Re-released as a Fox Kids Video title.
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Green Eggs and Ham and Other Stories
July 29, 1997 Re-released as a Fox Kids Video title.
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The Hoober-Bloob Highway
July 29, 1997 Re-released as a Fox Kids Video title.
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Thomas Meets the Queen and Other Stories
August 19, 1997
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Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: Good Night, Sleep Tight
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: Home on the Range
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: A Day with the Animals
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: What I Want to Be!
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: Let's Play Ball
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: A Day at the Circus
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: A Day at Camp
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: Ride the Roller Coaster
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: Play Along Songs
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: If We Could Talk to the Animals
September 2, 1997
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Kidsongs: Country Sing-Along
December 10, 1997
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Kidsongs: Boppin' with the Biggles
December 10, 1997
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Kidsongs: Let's Put on a Show!
December 10, 1997
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Kidsongs: Baby Animal Songs
December 10, 1997
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Kidsongs: I Can Dance!
December 10, 1997
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Kidsongs: I Can Do It!
December 10, 1997

DVD

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Horton Hears a Who!
November 19, 1997 First DVD release of these specials.

Software

Title Release date Notes
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Windows 95 OSR2
August 24, 1996 Version number is 4.00.1111.
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Internet Explorer 3
August 24, 1996 Included by default with Windows 95 OSR2.
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Windows NT 4.0
August 24, 1996 Service Pack 3 was released in May 1997.
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Internet Explorer 4
September 1997
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Windows 95 with Internet Explorer 4.0
November 1997 Included Internet Explorer 4.

Video Games

Title Console Latest release date
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Kirby's Pinball Land
Game Boy November 27, 1993
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Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
Game Boy February 1994
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Donkey Kong Country
Super NES November 21, 1994
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Kirby's Dream Course
Super NES February 1, 1995
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Kirby's Dream Land 2
Game Boy May 1, 1995
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Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Super NES October 4, 1995
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Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
Super NES December 2, 1995
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Kirby's Block Ball
Game Boy May 1996
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Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Super NES May 13, 1996
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Super Mario Land
Game Boy May 20, 1996
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Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
Game Boy May 20, 1996
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Super Mario World
Super NES May 20, 1996
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Super Mario Kart
Super NES May 20, 1996
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Super Mario All-Stars
Super NES May 20, 1996
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Sonic the Hedgehog CD
CD-ROM
(Windows 95)
September 20, 1996
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Super Mario 64
Nintendo 64 September 29, 1996
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Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble
Super NES November 23, 1996
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Sonic Blast
Sega Game Gear December 13, 1996
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Mario Kart 64
Nintendo 64 February 10, 1997
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Kirby's Dream Land
Game Boy May 19, 1997
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Kirby's Star Stacker
Game Boy April 15, 1997
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Sonic Jam
Sega Saturn August 22, 1997
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Sonic R
Sega Saturn October 31, 1997
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Diddy Kong Racing
Nintendo 64 November 21, 1997
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Kirby's Dream Land 3
Super NES November 27, 1997

On the Nintendo.com website, there were screenshots and short video clips of then-upcoming video games like "Yoshi's Island 64" (a.k.a. Yoshi's Story) and "Kirby's Air Ride" (which was canceled).

Websites

New sites dating back to 1997 according to the Wayback Machine include:

Totals

As of December 31, 1997:
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