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Media from 1980.

Paper money

Old currency currently in circulation
$1-C (1981)
$1 (Series 1977 and 1977A)
Up to A 14720000 C
Up to B 69120000 G
Up to C 32640000 C
Up to D 13440000 C
Up to E 82560000 D
Up to F 40320000 F
Up to G 44160000 F
Up to H 99840000 B
Up to I 04480000 B
Up to J 23680000 C
Up to K 89600000 C
Up to L 17280000 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 (Series 1977) Up to A 49920000 A
Up to B 72960000 B
Up to C 78720000 A
Up to D 67200000 A
Up to E 91520000 A
Up to F 27520000 B
Up to G 58880000 B
Up to H 28160000 A
Up to I 16640000 A
Up to J 68480000 A
Up to K 60800000 A
Up to L 35200000 B
$10 (Series 1977) Up to A 87680000 A
Up to B 03200000 C
Up to C 76160000 A
Up to D 65920000 A
Up to E 64640000 A
Up to F 88960000 A
Up to G 49920000 B
Up to H 46720000 A
Up to I 09600000 A
Up to J 50560000 A
Up to K 45440000 A
Up to L 67840000 A
$20-F (1981)
$20 (Series 1977)
Up to A 42240000 A
Up to B 28800000 C
Up to C 40960000 A
Up to D 86400000 A
Up to E 10240000 B
Up to F 54400000 A
Up to G 64640000 B
Up to H 49280000 A
Up to I 12160000 A
Up to J 64640000 A
Up to K 51840000 A
Up to L 92160000 A
$50-H (1981)
$50 (Series 1977)
Up to A 03840000 A
Up to B 20480000 A
Up to C 03840000 A
Up to D 08960000 A
Up to E 05120000 A
Up to F 00640000 A
Up to G 17920000 A
Up to H 00640000 A
Up to I 01280000 A
Up to J 02560000 A
Up to K 01920000 A
Up to L 06400000 A
$100-A (1981)
$100 (Series 1977)
Up to A 03840000 A
Up to B 43520000 A
Up to C 04480000 A
Up to D 05760000 A
Up to E 08320000 A
Up to F 01920000 A
Up to G 14080000 A
Up to H 05760000 A
Up to I 01920000 A
Up to J 05120000 A
Up to K 10880000 A
Up to L 23680000 A
New currency released to circulation
$1-C (1981)
$1 (Series 1977 and 1977A)
A 14720001 C – A 06400000 D
B 69120001 G – B 75520000 J
C 32640001 C – C 29440000 D
D 13440001 C – D 06400000 D
E 82560001 D – E 21760000 G
F 40320001 F – F 76800000 H
G 44160001 F – G 42240000 H
H 00000001 C – H 84480000 C
I 04480001 B – I 37120000 B
J 23680001 C – J 74880000 D
K 89600001 C – K 74240000 E
L 17280001 F – L 74240000 H
$5-C (1981)
$5 (Series 1977 and 1977A)
A 49920001 A – A 78080000 A
B 72960001 B – B 37120000 C
C 78720001 A – C 90240000 A
D 67200001 A – D 10240000 B
E 91520001 A – E 40960000 B
F 27520001 B – F 70400000 B
G 58880001 B – G 10240000 C
H 28160001 A – H 70400000 A
I 16640001 A – I 21760000 A
J 68480001 A – J 01920000 B
K 60800001 A – K 98560000 A
L 35200001 B – L 81920000 B
$10-E (1981)
$10 (Series 1977 and 1977A)
A 87680001 A – A 27520000 B
B 03200001 C – B 62720000 D
C 76160001 A – C 99200000 A
D 65920001 A – D 07680000 B
E 64640001 A – E 12800000 B
F 88960001 A – F 01280000 B
G 49920001 B – G 11520000 C
H 46720001 A – H 60160000 A
I 09600001 A – I 10240000 A
J 50560001 A – J 64000000 A
K 45440001 A – K 83200000 A
L 67840001 A – L 97280000 A
$20-F (1981)
$20 (Series 1977)
A 42240001 A – A 65920000 A
B 28800001 C – B 67840000 D
C 40960001 A – C 60160000 A
D 86400001 A – D 52480000 B
E 10240001 B – E 70400000 B
G 64640001 B – G 70400000 C
H 49280001 A – H 85120000 A
I 12160001 A – I 12800000 A
J 64640001 A – J 07680000 B
K 51840001 A – K 16640000 B
L 92160001 A – L 89600000 B
$50-H (1981)
$50 (Series 1977)
A 03840001 A – A 07680000 A
B 20480001 A – B 34560000 A
D 08960001 A – D 15360000 A
E 05120001 A – E 10880000 A
G 17920001 A – G 32000000 A
H 00640001 A – H 01280000 A
I 01280001 A – I 02560000 A
J 02560001 A – J 05120000 A
K 01920001 A – K 05120000 A
L 06400001 A – L 09600000 A
$100-A (1981)
$100 (Series 1977)
A 03840001 A – A 08960000 A
B 43520001 A – B 94720000 A
D 05760001 A – D 09600000 A
E 08320001 A – E 12160000 A
G 14080001 A – G 26240000 A
H 05760001 A – H 07040000 A
I 01920001 A – I 03840000 A
J 05120001 A – J 10240000 A
K 10880001 A – K 16000000 A
L 23680001 A – L 32640000 A

Since late in 1980, the standard print run for all six denominations increased from 20,000 to 40,000 sheets, or 640,000 to 1,280,000 notes.

Logos

Logos from movies:

Buena Vista Distribution (1966)
Buena Vista Distribution
Paramount (1975)
Paramount Pictures
Universal (1971)
Universal Pictures
Columbia Pictures (1976)
Columbia Pictures
20th Century Fox (1965)
20th Century Fox
Warner Bros. (1973)
Warner Bros. Pictures
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1957)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures

Logos from terrestrial television:

NBC 1979 logo
NBC
Cbs-logo
CBS
American Broadcasting Company Logo
ABC
PBS (1971)
PBS
WPIX 1976
WPIX (New York City)

Logos from cable/satellite television:

HBO logo
HBO (new logo)
Cinemax 1980
Cinemax (new logo) (launched August 1)
Nickelodeon logo 1981
Nickelodeon (new logo)

Logos from television companies and stations:

1981 Walt Disney Television Logo
Walt Disney Television (new logo)
Paramount Television (1975)
Paramount Television
Universal Television (1975)
Universal Television
Columbia Pictures Television (1976)
Columbia Pictures Television
20th Television Fox (1965)
20th Century Fox Television
Warner Bros. Television (1972)
Warner Bros. Television
Family Communications (1979)
Family Communications
(new logo)
Public Television Stations (1979-1983)
Public Television Stations
(new logo)

Logos from home media:

Walt Disney Home Entertainment (1978)
Walt Disney Home Video (new logo) (March 4)
Paramount Home Video (1979)
Paramount Home Video (new logo)
1981 MCA Videocassette Logo
MCA Videocassette Inc. (new logo)
Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment (1979)
Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment (new logo)
Magnetic Video Corporation (1977)
Magnetic Video Corporation (new logo)
WCI Home Video (1980)
WCI Home Video (new logo)
MGM-CBS Home Video (1980)
MGM/CBS Home Video (new logo)

Movies

Poster/Title Release Date Box office
Starwars
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
August 15, 1979 (re-release) N/A
Marypoppins 1964
Mary Poppins
May 23, 1980 (re-release) $14 million in 1980
Starwars2
Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
May 21, 1980 $145,893,923 as of August 17, 1980

Home video

VHS was introduced this year. These were the very first titles released in the U.S.:

1980 The Wizard of Oz VHS
The Wizard of Oz

From Walt Disney Home Video:

1980 Mary Poppins VHS
Mary Poppins
1980 Bedknobs and Broomsticks VHS
Bedknobs and Broomsticks
1980 Pete's Dragon VHS
Pete's Dragon

Books

Horton Hears a Who!
Horton Hears a Who!
Catinthehat book
The Cat in the Hat
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Green Eggs and Ham
Green Eggs and Ham
Lorax
The Lorax

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Television

Program title Network Current season Broadcast dates
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood Logo 1971
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
PBS Season 10
(Episodes 1466–1475)

Season 3: January 1–February 15
Season 4: February 18–May 16
Season 5: June 2–September 19
Season 6: September 22–December 19
Season 7: December 22–31
Season 10: February 4–8, May 19–30 and August 4–22

All reruns included the trolley card at the end.

Pontoffelpock title
Pontoffel Pock, Where Are You?
ABC N/A May 2, 1980
Thecatinthehat title
The Cat in the Hat
CBS N/A September 29, 1980
Grinchnight title
Halloween is Grinch Night
ABC N/A October 27, 1980
Title-grinch
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
CBS N/A November 28, 1980

Totals

As of December 31, 1980:
Total movies released in theaters (out of 120) 4
Total movies released on VHS (out of 41) 2
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