Tuesday, January 15, 2019

20 Years Ago on AOL.com: Jan. 15, 1999 -- "Phantom Menace" Preview

January 15, 1999: Remember the Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace teaser promo photo that got everyone excited? The one with the shadow of Darth Vader looming over a young Anakin Skywalker? Focus on that, and not how you felt after you actually saw Phantom Menace.

We let this promo run all day, along with a Digital City dining out guide and online CD shopping; of course, the Clinton impeachment trial continued:

[Series note: In the late 1990s, I programmed the content for the AOL.com 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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