Friday, December 21, 2018

20 Years Ago on Dec. 21, 1998 -- Online Stock Portfolios, and the Beginning of

December 21, 1998: Nothing notable about the top promo block: stock portfolios, winter fitness, educational toy shopping.

In Clinton impeachment news, the My News headline block says, "Ford, Carter Back Censure Proposal," which you can see included in this Post story (from the following day).

As folks might remember, the "Move On" in originally came from "censure and move on," so in a roundabout way, we're kind of seeing the birth of that group.

[Series note: In the late 1990s, I programmed the content for the home page, 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.]

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