October 13, 1998: A hacky song reference to promote Personal Finance in the lead promo.
The first text promo is NHL, featuring the Washington Capitals versus the Detroit Red Wings in a Stanley Cup rematch. Yes, there was life in DC hockey in the 1990s, even if the intervening years made people want to forget: The Capitals made the NHL finals (and got swept) in the 1997-1998 season.
which relaunched with a new design on July 14, 1998.
I printed screencaps and saved them. 20 years later, I'm scanning them
in and posting them with a little commentary under the tag #20YearsAgoOnAOLcom.]