Sunday, March 17, 2019

20 Years Ago on Mar. 17, 1999 -- Cruise Finder and More Oscar Polling

March 17, 1999: Seems odd, but we didn't have any programming on the home page for St. Patrick's Day. Instead, we went with a cruise finder Travel promo, along with fantasy sports and CD buying:
For the PM update, we had a Best Actress poll leading with Cate Blanchett versus Gwyneth Paltrow; there's also a My News headline with the shocking-for-1999 story, "Study: Marijuana Helps Fight Pain":
[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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