Sunday, February 10, 2019

20 Years Ago on Feb. 10, 1999 -- More Stupid AIM Sweepstakes & Valentine's Day Promos

February 10, 1999: In the AM, we had another of the same $2,000 AIM sweepstakes promo, plus Hometown AOL, and Gourmet & Grocery. In the ad block, you can see that 1-800 Flowers basically had a spot locked up for Valentine's Day:
For the PM update, it was mostly the same, just moving V-Day into the lead:
[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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