Friday, February 08, 2019

20 Years Ago on Feb. 8, 1999 -- Tax Time and AIM Sweeps

February 8, 1999: The lead morning promo featured tax preparation help, along with Hometown AOL and Computing. In the My News headlines, we see a reference to the death of Jordan's King Hussein, who'd died shortly before.
In the PM update, we switched to the AIM sweepstakes, while the My News headlines switched to King Hussein's burial and the closing arguments in the Clinton impeachment trial:
[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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