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Media from 1998.

Paper money

Old currency currently in circulation
$1-F (1996)
$1 (Series 1995)
B 64000001 S – B 96000000 Y
D 32000001 D – D 38400000 I
E 32000001 H – E 44800000 K
F 64000001 K – F 06400000 Q
G 19200001 J – G 12800000 L
H 06400001 D – H 38400000 E
I 12800001 A – I 32000000 C
J 64000001 E – J 12800000 F
K 12800001 E – K 96000000 G
L 06400001 M – L 44800000 U
$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 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)
$2 (Series 1995)
F 00000001 A – F 57600000 A
$5-E (1996)
$5 (Series 1995)
B 89600001 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 89600001 C – L 96000000 E
$10-E (1996)
$10 (Series 1995)
A 06400001 A – A 70400000 B
B 00000001 A – B 83200000 B
D 00000001 A – D 64000000 A
E 89600001 A – E 83200000 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)
$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 44800001 D – L 38400000 G
$50-G (1996)
$50 (Series 1993)
B 32000001 E – B 86400000 E
$50-D (1997)
$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 (1995)
$100 (Series 1993)
A 12800001 A – A 83200000 A
C 09600001 A – C 41600000 A
E 19200001 A – E 64000000 A
F 16000001 A – F 51200000 B
G 32000001 A – G 44800000 A
H 00000001 A – H 16000000 A
I 03200001 A – I 09600000 A
K 19200001 A – K 51200000 A
$100-F (1997)
$100 (Series 1996)
AA 00000001 A – AA 70400000 A
AB 00000001 A – AB 57600000 J
AC 00000001 A – AC 25600000 A
AD 00000001 A – AD 32000000 B
AE 00000001 A – AE 38400000 B
AF 00000001 A – AF 83200000 A
AG 00000001 A – AG 96000000 A
AH 00000001 A – AH 44800000 A
AI 00000001 A – AI 12800000 A
AJ 00000001 A – AJ 38400000 A
AK 00000001 A – AK 83200000 A
AL 00000001 A – AL 44800000 D
New currency released to circulation
$1-G (1998)
$1 (Series 1995)
A 83200001 I – A 25600000 M
C 57600001 C – C 25600000 F
D 38400001 I – D 89600000 J
E 44800001 K – E 89600000 N
F 06400001 Q – F 83200000 T
G 12800001 L – G 38400000 P
H 38400001 E – H 12800000 G
I 32000001 C – I 25600000 J
J 12800001 F – J 38400000 J
K 00000001 H – K 32000000 M
L 44800001 U – L 96000000 Y
$2-F (1996)
$2 (Series 1995)
F 57600001 A – F 96000000 A
$5-L (1998)
$5 (Series 1995)
A 57600001 B – A 25600000 C
B 76800001 D – B 19200000 F
C 76800001 A – C 32000000 B
D 19200001 B – D 76800000 B
F 32000001 D – F 25600000 E
G 12800001 D – G 89600000 D
J 89600001 A – J 32000000 B
K 32000001 B – K 25600000 C
L 00000001 F – L 70400000 F
$10-G (1998)
$10 (Series 1995)
A 70400001 B – A 96000000 B
B 83200001 B – B 25600000 D
C 00000001 A – C 57600000 A
D 64000001 A – D 12800000 B
E 83200001 B – E 51200000 C
F 89600001 B – F 64000000 C
G 38400001 C – G 70400000 D
H 76800001 A – H 32000000 B
J 64000001 A – J 19200000 B
K 89600001 A – K 51200000 B
L 70400001 B – L 12800000 C
$20-B (1997)
$20 (Series 1995)
E 89600001 A – E 25600000 B
$20-B (1998)
$20 (Series 1996)
AA 00000001 A – AA 19200000 D
AB 00000001 A – AB 12800000 G
AC 00000001 A – AC 89600000 A
AD 00000001 A – AD 25600000 B
AE 00000001 A – AE 32000000 B
AF 00000001 A – AF 44800000 B
AG 00000001 A – AG 19200000 E
AH 00000001 A – AH 51200000 B
AI 00000001 A – AI 89600000 A
AJ 00000001 A – AJ 64000000 C
AK 00000001 A – AK 06400000 C
AL 00000001 A – AL 70400000 C
$50-D (1997)
$50 (Series 1996)
AA 09600001 A – AA 16000000 A
AB 22400001 B – AB 44800000 E
AD 32000001 A – AD 51200000 A
AE 00000001 A – AE 70400000 A
AG 41600001 A – AG 25600000 B
AH 00000001 A – AH 16000000 A
AI 12800000 A – AI 19200000 A
AJ 03200000 A – AJ 16000000 A
AK 00000001 A – AK 48000000 A
AL 41600000 A – AL 86400000 A
$100-F (1997)
$100 (Series 1996)
AA 70400001 A – AA 25600000 B
AB 57600001 J – AB 12800000 N
AC 25600001 A – AC 86400000 A
AD 32000001 B – AD 76800000 B
AE 38400001 B – AE 76800000 C
AF 83200001 A – AF 16000000 C
AG 96000001 A – AG 64000000 B
AH 44800001 A – AH 73600000 A
AI 12800001 A – AI 22400000 A
AJ 38400001 A – AJ 57600000 A
AK 83200001 A – AK 19200000 B
AL 44800001 D – AL 60800000 D

On September 24, 1998, the new design of the $20 bill that was unveiled in May 1998 was officially released to circulation.

Also, the facility in Washington, D.C. temporarily stopped printing $5 and $10 bills, leaving it all to the Western Currency Facility.

Logos

Movie logos
Touchstone Pictures (1986)
Touchstone Pictures
1986–2002
Walt Disney Pictures (1990)
Walt Disney Pictures
1990–2006 Seen on Mulan.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1992)
Warner Bros. Pictures
1992–1998
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1992)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures
1992–2001
20th Century Fox (1994)
20th Century Fox
1994–2009
Paramount (1995)
Paramount Pictures
1995–2002
Walt Disney Pictures (1995)
Walt Disney Pictures
1995–2007 Seen on A Bug's Life.
Pixar Animation Studios (1995)
Pixar Animation Studios
1995–present Seen on A Bug's Life.
Columbia Pictures (1993)
Columbia Pictures
1996–2013
Tristar Pictures (1993)
TriStar Pictures
1996–2013 Seen on Matilda.
Universal (1997)
Universal Pictures
1997–1999
DreamWorks SKG (1997)
DreamWorks SKG
1997–present
New Line Cinema (1997)
New Line Cinema
1997–2001
Warner Bros. Pictures (1998)
Warner Bros. Pictures
1998–1999 Only seen on films released in 1998.
Broadcast television logos
Cbs-logo
CBS
1953–2007
American Broadcasting Company Logo
ABC
1962–2007
NBC logo
NBC
1986–2013
TheWB95
WB Network
1995–1999
UPN logo
UPN
1995–2002
Fox (1996)
FOX
1996–1999
PBS logos (including funding credits)
NCI 1982
National Captioning Institute
1982–1999 Seen on programs closed-captioned by the National Captioning Institute.
CC 1997
The Caption Center
1997–2002 Seen on programs closed-captioned by The Caption Center, such as Arthur.
WNET (1993)
WNET
1992–1999 Seen on Shining Time Station.
WGBH Boston (1993)
WGBH Boston
1993–2009 Seen on Arthur.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1993)
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
1993–1999 Most PBS programs were sponsored by these underwriters.
Viewers Like You (1993-1999)
Viewers Like You
Connecticut Public Television (1993)
Connecticut Public Television
1993–2004 Seen on current seasons of Barney & Friends.
PBS (1996)
PBS
1996–1998
PBS Kids (1996)
PBS Kids
1996–1999 Seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, Barney & Friends and Arthur.
1998 Family Communications Logo
Family Communications
1998 Only seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.
PBS (1998)
PBS
1998–2002 Debuted in October 1998.
Cable television logos
HBO logo
HBO
1980–present
Nickelodeon Logo
Nickelodeon
1984–2009
Nick Jr.
Nick Jr.
1988–2009
The Family Channel
The Family Channel
1990–1998
Sci-Fi Channel
Sci-Fi Channel
1992–1998
Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network
1992–2004
TNT logo 1999
TNT
1995–2001
USA Network 1996
USA Network
1996–1999
TBS Superstation logo 1999
TBS
1996–2002
Disney Channel 1997
Disney Channel
1997–2002
Nick at Nite 1997
Nick at Nite
1997–2002 Nick at Nite only aired during primetime hours on Nickelodeon.
Cinemax logo 1997
Cinemax
1997–2008
Showtime logo 1997
Showtime
1997–present
The Movie Channel 2000
The Movie Channel
1997–2001
FX 1997 logo
FX Network
1997–2008
GSN 1997
Game Show Network
1997–2004
Toon Disney
Toon Disney
1998–2001 Launched on April 18, 1998.
Fox Family Channel
Fox Family Channel
1998–2001 Replaced The Family Channel in August 1998.
Television distribution logos
Walt Disney Television (1985)
Walt Disney Television
1985–2003
Britt Allcroft (1989)
The Britt Allcroft Company
1989–2002 Seen on Thomas & Friends.
DiC (1990)
DiC Entertainment
1990–2001 Seen on Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog on Toon Disney.
KingWorld (1990)
KingWorld
1990–1999 Seen on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!. The standard logo with the original music returned only for the 1998-1999 season.
Warner Bros. Television (1994)
Warner Bros. Television
1994–2001 Seen on Full House's final season.
20th Television (1994)
20th Television
1994–2008
Tollin Robbins Productions (1994)
Tollin/Robbins Productions
1994–2005
Paramount Television (1995)
Paramount Television
1995–2002
20th Century Fox Television (1995)
20th Century Fox Television
1995–1998
Columbia Tristar Television (1996)
Columbia TriStar Television
1996–2001 Seen on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!.
Universal Television (1997)
Universal Television
1997–2004
Buena Vista Television (1997)
Buena Vista Television
1997–2005
Nickelodeon Productions (1997)
Nickelodeon Productions
1997–2007 Seen on newer seasons of All That.
Warner Bros. Television (1998)
Warner Bros. Television
1998 Only seen on programs originally aired in 1998, at least within the network it aired on.
4Kids Productions (1998)
4Kids Productions
1998–1999 Seen on Pokémon.
20th Century Fox Television (1998)
20th Century Fox Television
1998–2007 A widescreen variant of this logo began use this year.
Home media logos
Random House Home Video
Random House Home Video
1984–2005 Seen on Arthur videos.
Touchstone Home Video (1987)
Touchstone Home Video
1987–2002
PBS Home Video (1989)
PBS Home Video
1989–1998
MCA Universal Home Video 1991
MCA/Universal Home Video
1990–1998
Columbia Tristar Home Video (1993)
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.
Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection (1994)
Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection
1994–1999 Seen on Hercules and also on the first Mary Poppins DVD.
Paramount Home Video (1995)
Paramount Home Video
1995–2006
Disney Videos (1995)
Disney Videos
1995–2001 International prints of Hercules had this logo.
Video Treasures (1995)
Video Treasures
1995–1998 Seen on Thomas & Friends videos.
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (1995-A)
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
1995–2006 Seen on the Special Editions of the Star Wars trilogy.
Walt Disney Home Video (1992-A)
Walt Disney Home Video
1995–2001 Seen on the first DVD releases from the company.
Barney Home Video (1995)
Barney Home Video
1995–2000
Warner Bros Home Entertainment 1997
Warner Home Video
1997–2010
Lyrick Studios (1997)
Lyrick Studios
1997–1998 Seen on Barney & Friends videos.
Columbia Tristar Home Video (1997)
Columbia TriStar Home Video
1997–1998 After the logo ended use this year, newer prints reverted back to the 1993 logo.
New Line Home Video (1997)
New Line Home Video
1997–2001
CIC Video (1997)
CIC Video
1997–2000 The last CIC Video logo. Seen on international VHS prints of films distributed by Paramount and Universal.
DTS (1993)
DTS
1997–2004 Originally seen on laserdiscs.
Sony Wonder (1995)
Sony Wonder
1997–2006 Seen on the last Kidsongs videos.
Together Again Productions (1997)
Together Again Productions
1997–1998 Seen on the last Kidsongs videos.
Universal (1997)
Universal Studios Home Video
1998–2012
MGM Home Entertainment (1998)
MGM Home Entertainment
1998–2005
MGM DVD (1998)
MGM DVD
1998–2003
Anchor Bay Entertainment (1998)
Anchor Bay Entertainment
1998–2004 Seen on late Season 4 videos of Thomas & Friends.
DreamWorks Home Entertainment (1998)
DreamWorks Home Entertainment
1998–present
Lyrick Studios (1998)
Lyrick Studios
1998–2001 Seen on newer Barney Home Video titles.
PBS DVD (1998)
PBS Home Video
1998–2004
Deluxe Digital Studios (1998)
Deluxe Digital Studios
1998–2005 Seen on Universal DVDs.
Macrovision Quality Protection (1997)
Macrovision Quality Protection
1998–2007 Seen on Universal DVDs.
Viz Video 1998
Viz Video
1998–2001 Seen on Pokémon videos.
Video game logos
Gameboy logo
Game Boy
1989–1998
Snes logo
Super Nintendo Entertainment System
1990–1999
Sega Saturn Logo
Sega Saturn
1995–1998
N64 logo
Nintendo 64
1996–2002
Gameboycolor logo
Game Boy Color
1998–2003 The successor to the monochrome Game Boy.

Movies

Theatrical

Poster/Title Release Date No. of theaters Box office
Mulan poster
Mulan
June 19, 1998 2,953 (83%) $120,620,254
(June 19–September 30, 1998)
Wizardofoz 1998
The Wizard of Oz
November 6, 1998 1,882 (53%) $12,690,025
(November 6–22, 1998)
Abugslife
A Bug's Life
November 25, 1998 2,773 (78%) $127,589,564
(November 25–December 31, 1998)

VHS

Title Latest release date Notes
Hook vhs
Hook
July 24, 1992
The Goonies 1994 VHS
The Goonies
July 7, 1994
Wdmc dumbo
Dumbo
October 28, 1994
Wdmc swordinthestone
The Sword in the Stone
October 28, 1994
Wdmc aliceinwonderland
Alice in Wonderland
October 28, 1994
Wdmc robinhood
Robin Hood
October 28, 1994
Wdmc petesdragon
Pete's Dragon
October 28, 1994
Mask vhs1
The Mask
January 19, 1995
Ghostbusters 1996 VHS
Ghostbusters
March 12, 1996
Ghostbusters II 1996 VHS
Ghostbusters II
March 12, 1996
The Wizard of Oz 1996 VHS
The Wizard of Oz
September 10, 1996
Toystory vhs
Toy Story
October 29, 1996
Matilda vhs
Matilda
December 17, 1996
Hunchbackofnotredame
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
March 4, 1997
Homealone vhs
Home Alone
March 18, 1997 The re-print contains a trailer for the other Home Alone film.
Homealone2 vhs
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
March 18, 1997 The re-print contains a trailer for the other Home Alone film.
101dalmatians 1997
101 Dalmatians
April 15, 1997
Funandfancyfree
Fun and Fancy Free
July 15, 1997
Star Wars 1997 VHS
Star Wars
August 26, 1997 The first Special Edition release.
The Empire Strikes Back 1997 VHS
The Empire Strikes Back
August 26, 1997 The first Special Edition release.
Return of the Jedi 1997 VHS
Return of the Jedi
August 26, 1997 The first Special Edition release.
Mary Poppins 1997 VHS
Mary Poppins
August 26, 1997 THX-certified.
Sleepingbeauty 1997
Sleeping Beauty
September 16, 1997 THX-certified.
Junglebook 1997
The Jungle Book
October 14, 1997 THX-certified.
Beautyandthebeast2
Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas
November 11, 1997
Hercules
Hercules
February 3, 1998 Disney's last new animated feature also released on Laserdisc.
Peterpan 1998
Peter Pan
March 3, 1998
Littlemermaid 1998
The Little Mermaid
March 31, 1998
Melodytime
Melody Time
June 2, 1998 Succeeded Fun and Fancy Free.
Theblackcauldron
The Black Cauldron
August 4, 1998 After being put on hold for a long time because of its negative reception, this film was finally released on VHS for fans of it.
Pocahontas2 vhs
Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World
August 4, 1998
Ladyandthetramp 1998
Lady and the Tramp
September 15, 1998
Lionkingii
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
October 27, 1998 Released as a direct-to-video film.

Walt Disney Home Video planned to release The Rescuers, Mulan and 101 Dalmatians in early 1999.

DVD

Title Latest release date Notes
Themask dvd
The Mask
March 25, 1997
The Wizard of Oz 1997 DVD
The Wizard of Oz
March 25, 1997
Matilda dvd
Matilda
June 2, 1997
Mary Poppins 1998 DVD
Mary Poppins
March 24, 1998 Only film from the Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection ever released on DVD.

Upcoming

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace A teaser trailer of this film was seen on A Bug's Life.
Toy Story 2 This film was currently in production from Pixar.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas Director Ron Howard announced the film on September 16, 1998.
Shrek Production began this year with help from Pacific Data Images.
Monsters, Inc. Started off with the working title "Hidden City".

Books

Title Release date 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
Lorax
The Lorax
1971
Lionking book
The Lion King
June 1, 1994
Pocahontas book
Pocahontas
June 1, 1995
Hunchbackofnotredame book
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
June 1, 1996
Toystory book
Toy Story
August 1, 1996
Harrypotter1
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
September 1, 1998
Lionking2 book
The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
October 1, 1998
Abugslife book
A Bug's Life
November 1, 1998 A Bug's Life was one of the last Classic Storybook titles from Disney.

Music

Title Release date
Beauty and the Beast Soundtrack CD
Beauty and the Beast
October 24, 1991
Aladdin Soundtrack CD
Aladdin
October 27, 1992
Lionking soundtrack
The Lion King
July 13, 1994
Classicdisneyvol1
Classic Disney Vol. 1: 60 Years of Musical Magic
March 28, 1995
Pocahontas soundtrack
Pocahontas
June 23, 1995
Classicdisneyvol2
Classic Disney Vol. 2: 60 Years of Musical Magic
September 12, 1995
Wizardofoz soundtrack
The Wizard of Oz: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
September 19, 1995
Kidsongs farmalbum
Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
September 26, 1995
Kidsongs carsalbum
Kidsongs: Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
September 26, 1995
Toystory ost
Toy Story
November 22, 1995
Hunchbackofnotredame soundtrack
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
May 28, 1996
Classicdisneyvol3
Classic Disney Vol. 3: 60 Years of Musical Magic
July 2, 1996
Starwars4 soundtrack
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
February 18, 1997
Hercules Soundtrack CD
Hercules
May 27, 1997
Starwars5 soundtrack
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
June 3, 1997
Starwars6 soundtrack
Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
June 10, 1997
Mary Poppins 1997 Soundtrack CD
Mary Poppins
July 8, 1997
Classicdisneyvol4
Classic Disney Vol. 4: 60 Years of Musical Magic
September 16, 1997
Kidsongs christmasalbum
We Wish You a Merry Christmas
October 21, 1997
Kidsongs icandancealbum
Kidsongs: I Can Dance!
December 10, 1997
Mulan Soundtrack CD
Mulan
June 2, 1998
Kidsongs bigglesalbum
Kidsongs: Meet the Biggles
August 25, 1998
Returntopriderock
Return to Pride Rock
September 8, 1998
Classicdisneyvol5
Classic Disney Vol. 5: 60 Years of Musical Magic
September 22, 1998
Abugslife soundtrack
A Bug's Life
October 27, 1998
Sonic Adventure Songs With Attitude
Sonic Adventure: Songs with Attitude
December 2, 1998

Television

Broadcasts

Program title Network Season(s) Broadcast dates
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Logo 1971
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
PBS Season 28 January 1–December 31 (reruns)
February 16–20, 1998 (Episodes 1721-1725)
July 27–31, 1998 (Episodes 1726–1730)
August 24–28, 1998 (Episodes 1731-1735)
Wheeloffortune 1997
Wheel of Fortune
Syndication Seasons 15-16 January 1–June 12, 1998 (season 15)
September 7–December 25, 1998 (season 16)
1998title
Jeopardy!
Syndication Seasons 14-15 January 1–July 17, 1998 (season 14)
September 7–December 25, 1998 (season 15)
Fullhouse 1993
Full House
Syndication Seasons 1-8 January 1–December 31, 1998 (reruns)
TBS Seasons 1-5 October 5–December 31, 1998
Shiningtimestation logo
Shining Time Station
PBS Seasons 2-4 January 1–June 11, 1998 (reruns)
Fox Family Channel Seasons 2-3 August 15–December 26, 1998
Barney season3
Barney & Friends
PBS Seasons 1-3 January 1–December 31, 1998 (reruns)
Kidsongslogo1997
The Kidsongs TV Show
PBS Season 4 January 1–December 31, 1998 (reruns)
New episodes from September 6–November 8
Allthat
All That
Nickelodeon Seasons 4-5 January 3–April 4, 1998 (season 4)
December 12–19, 1998 (season 5)
ArthurLogo
Arthur
PBS Seasons 1-3 January 1–December 25, 1998 (reruns)
New episodes premiered November 16, 1998
Barney Live! in New York City PBS N/A March 15, 1998
AOSTH
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog
Toon Disney Season 1 April 18–December 26, 1998
Pokemon Logo
Pokémon
Syndication Season 1 September 7–October 30, 1998
November 2–December 31, 1998 (reruns)
SonicChristmasBlast
Sonic Christmas Blast
Toon Disney N/A December 1998

VHS

Note: This list does not include titles that are also available on DVD.

Title Release date Notes
Barneylive vhscover
Barney Live! in New York City
August 1994
Imaginationisland vhscover
Barney's Imagination Island
October 1994
Familiesarespecial vhs
Barney: Families are Special
February 7, 1995
Barneysafety vhs
Barney: Safety
April 11, 1995
Makingnewfriends vhs
Barney's Making New Friends
August 8, 1995
ThomasGetsTricked VHS
Thomas Gets Tricked and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
JamesLearnsaLesson VHS
Thomas & Friends: James Learns a Lesson and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
TrustThomas 1995VHS
Thomas & Friends: Trust Thomas and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
ThomasGetsBumped VHS
Thomas & Friends: Thomas Gets Bumped and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
ThomasPercy&theDragon 1995VHS
Thomas & Friends: Thomas, Percy & the Dragon and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
Daisy VHS
Thomas & Friends: Daisy and Other Thomas Stories
August 15, 1995
Thomas&theSpecialLetter VHS
Thomas and the Special Letter and Other Stories
August 15, 1995
Ridinginbarneyscar vhs
Riding in Barney's Car
September 26, 1995
Magicalmusical
Barney's Magical Musical Adventure
September 26, 1995
Barneysongs vhs
Barney Songs
November 7, 1995
Allaboardforsharing vhs
Barney's All Aboard for Sharing
January 23, 1996
Thomas&HisFriendsHelpOut VHS
Thomas and His Friends Help Out
February 2, 1996
Campfiresingalong 1996
Campfire Sing-Along
March 26, 1996
Barneygoestoschool 1996
Barney Goes to School
March 26, 1996
Barneyinconcert 1996
Barney in Concert
March 26, 1996
Rockwithbarney 1996
Rock with Barney
March 26, 1996
Barneystalentshow
Barney's Talent Show
March 26, 1996
Barneysfunandgames
Barney's Fun & Games
May 21, 1996
Barney2pack 1996
Barney's Exercise Circus & Parade of Numbers
July 2, 1996
Grinchnight vhs
Grinch Night
August 6, 1996
Pontoffelpock vhs
Pontoffel Pock and His Magic Piano
August 6, 1996
Grinchgrinchescatinthehat 1996vhs
The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat
August 6, 1996
JamesGoesBuzzBuzz VHS
James Goes Buzz Buzz and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
Percy'sGhostlyTrick VHS
Percy's Ghostly Trick and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
ThomasChristmasParty VHS
Thomas' Christmas Party and Other Christmas Stories
August 6, 1996
RustytotheRescue VHS
Rusty to the Rescue and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
TheGallantOldEngine VHS
The Gallant Old Engine and Other Thomas Stories
August 6, 1996
Barneys1234seasons
Barney's 1-2-3-4 Seasons
August 6, 1996
Waitingforsanta 1993
Barney: Waiting for Santa
November 5, 1996
Barneysonceuponatime
Barney's Once Upon a Time
November 5, 1996
Sensesationalday
Barney's Sense-Sational Day
January 14, 1997
ThomasSingAlong&Stories VHS
Thomas & Friends: Sing-Along & Stories
February 18, 1997
Barneyscolorsandshapes
Barney's Colors & Shapes
March 18, 1997
Arthur VHS 1
Arthur's Eyes
March 25, 1997
Arthur VHS 2
Arthur's Pet Business
March 25, 1997
Arthur VHS 3
Arthur Writes a Story
March 25, 1997
Musicalscrapbook vhs
Barney's Musical Scrapbook
May 6, 1997
Arthur VHS 4
Arthur's Teacher Trouble
July 29, 1997
Arthur VHS 5
Arthur's Lost Library Book
July 29, 1997
Arthur VHS 6
Arthur's Baby
July 29, 1997
Thecatinthehat vhs
The Cat in the Hat
July 29, 1997
Thelorax vhs
The Lorax
July 29, 1997
Greeneggsandham vhs
Green Eggs and Ham and Other Stories
July 29, 1997
Hooberbloob vhs
The Hoober-Bloob Highway
July 29, 1997
ThomasMeetstheQueen VHS
Thomas Meets the Queen and Other Stories
August 19, 1997
Kidsongs1997 macdonaldsfarm
Kidsongs: A Day at Old MacDonald's Farm
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1990 worldtosing
Kidsongs: I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1990 goodnightsleeptight
Kidsongs: Good Night, Sleep Tight
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 carsboatstrainsplanes
Kidsongs: Cars, Boats, Trains and Planes
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1990 homeontherange
Kidsongs: Home on the Range
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 daywiththeanimals
Kidsongs: A Day with the Animals
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 whatiwanttobe
Kidsongs: What I Want to Be!
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1990 letsplayball
Kidsongs: Let's Play Ball
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 dayatthecircus
Kidsongs: A Day at the Circus
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 dayatcamp
Kidsongs: A Day at Camp
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 rollercoaster
Kidsongs: Ride the Roller Coaster
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 verysillysongs
Kidsongs: Very Silly Songs
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 christmas
Kidsongs: We Wish You a Merry Christmas
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 playalongsongs
Kidsongs: Play Along Songs
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1995 talktotheanimals
Kidsongs: If We Could Talk to the Animals
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 countrysingalong
Kidsongs: Country Sing-Along
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 bopwiththebiggles
Kidsongs: Boppin' with the Biggles
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs1997 putonashow
Kidsongs: Let's Put on a Show!
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs babyanimalsongs
Kidsongs: Baby Animal Songs
September 2, 1997
Kidsongs icandance
Kidsongs: I Can Dance!
December 10, 1997
Kidsongs icandoit
Kidsongs: I Can Do It!
December 10, 1997
ThomasandHisFriendsGetAlong VHS
Thomas and His Friends Get Along
February 10, 1998 All videos released in 1998 were George Carlin versions of past Thomas & Friends episodes.
Arthur VHS 7
Arthur's New Puppy
D.W.'s Blankie
Arthur's Chicken Pox
February 10, 1998
Downonbarneysfarm
Down on Barney's Farm
February 17, 1998 Re-release from a Time-Life edition.
Arthur VHS 10
Arthur's First Sleepover
Arthur Makes The Team
D.W. Rides Again
April 14, 1998
Arthur VHS 13
Arthur's Tooth
D.W., the Picky Eater
July 28, 1998 This marks the first time any Season 2 episodes of Arthur were released on VHS.
ThomasComestoBreakfast VHS
Thomas Comes to Breakfast
August 18, 1998
ABigDayForThomas VHS
A Big Day for Thomas
August 18, 1998
Kidsongs billysbirthday
Kidsongs: Billy's Birthday
August 25, 1998 One of the last two Kidsongs videos ever.
Kidsongs meetthebiggles
Kidsongs: Meet the Biggles
August 25, 1998 One of the last two Kidsongs videos ever.
Catinthehat 1998vhs
The Cat in the Hat
November 17, 1998 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment's last release of any Dr. Seuss specials.
Greeneggsandham 1998vhs
Green Eggs and Ham and Other Stories
November 17, 1998 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment's last release of any Dr. Seuss specials.

DVD

How the Grinch Stole Christmas 1997 DVD
How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Horton Hears a Who!
November 19, 1997 First DVD release of these specials.
Pokemon vol1
Vol. 1: I Choose You! Pikachu!
December 13, 1998

Software

Title Release date Notes
Winntworkstation cover
Windows NT 4.0
August 24, 1996 Service Pack 4 was released in October 1998.
Internetexplorer4sp2
Internet Explorer 4.01
November 1997
Windows95c cover
Windows 95 with Internet Explorer 4.0
November 1997 Included Internet Explorer 4.
Windows98
Windows 98
June 25, 1998 Included Internet Explorer 4.01 SP1.

Video Games

Title Console Latest release date
Kirby pinball
Kirby's Pinball Land
Game Boy November 27, 1993
Sml3
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
Game Boy February 1994
Dkc1
Donkey Kong Country
Super NES November 21, 1994
Kirbysdreamcourse
Kirby's Dream Course
Super NES February 1, 1995
Smw2
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Super NES October 4, 1995
Dkc2
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
Super NES December 2, 1995
Kirbysblockball
Kirby's Block Ball
Game Boy May 1996
Smrpg
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Super NES May 13, 1996
Sml playerschoice
Super Mario Land
Game Boy May 20, 1996
Sml2
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
Game Boy May 20, 1996
Smw playerschoice
Super Mario World
Super NES May 20, 1996
Super Mario Kart (Player's Choice)
Super Mario Kart
Super NES May 20, 1996
Smas playerschoice
Super Mario All-Stars
Super NES May 20, 1996
Soniccd windows
Sonic the Hedgehog CD
CD-ROM
(Windows 95)
September 20, 1996
Sm64
Super Mario 64
Nintendo 64 September 29, 1996
Dkc3
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble
Super NES November 23, 1996
Sonicblast
Sonic Blast
Sega Game Gear December 13, 1996
Mk64
Mario Kart 64
Nintendo 64 February 10, 1997
Kirbysdreamland
Kirby's Dream Land
Game Boy May 19, 1997
Kirbysstarstacker
Kirby's Star Stacker
Game Boy April 15, 1997
Sonicjam
Sonic Jam
Sega Saturn August 22, 1997
SonicR
Sonic R
Sega Saturn October 31, 1997
Dkr
Diddy Kong Racing
Nintendo 64 November 21, 1997
Kirby3
Kirby's Dream Land 3
Super NES November 27, 1997
Kirby2
Kirby's Dream Land 2
Game Boy 1998
Wl2
Wario Land II
Game Boy March 2, 1998
Yoshisstory
Yoshi's Story
Nintendo 64 March 9, 1998
Pokemon-red Pokemon-blue
Pokémon
Game Boy September 30, 1998
Sonicr windows
Sonic R
CD-ROM
(Windows 95)
November 11, 1998

The second generation of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise was first unveiled on August 22. It included new designs of the main characters, as well as some footage from the next game, Sonic Adventure.

Websites

New sites archived since 1998 on the Wayback Machine include:

Other events

  • For at least five years, My Little Pony was officially discontinued in North America, and the ban on Japanese cultural products in South Korea began lifting.

Totals

As of December 31, 1998:
Total movies available (out of 125 in the list) 24
Total movies released on VHS (out of 41 in the list) 22
Total movies released on DVD (out of 125 in the list) 4
Total Disney animated features released on VHS (out of 36 so far) 32
Total television series broadcasted (out of 25 in the list) 18
Total completed television series (out of 25 in the list) 11
Total video games released (out of 150 in the list) 45
Total soundtracks released (out of 100 in the list) 26
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