February 6, 1999: By this time, I'm guessing that I too was pretty sick of that stupid purple and gold Hometown AOL promo graphic. Nevertheless, it persisted.
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.]