Sunday, January 06, 2019

20 Years Ago on Jan. 6, 1999 -- 106th Congress Convenes; NBA Lockout Ends

January 6, 1999: We started the day with a Personal Finance lead graphic promo, followed by text promos for AOL 4.0 and buying DVDs online. Also, as the My News promo shows, the 106th Congress convened:


Then in the PM update, we featured a photo of Michael Jordan as an agreement was reached to end the NBA lockout:

[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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