Monday, March 25, 2019

20 Years Ago on Mar. 25, 1999 -- Kosovo Strikes Continue; Then Britney

March 25, 1999: We led with the second day of the NATO strikes (using a photo of a NATO Tornado fighter-bomber), along with calorie calculators and spring flowers:

Then, for the PM update, for some reason we switched to Britney Spears. No idea why she was in the news.

I neglected to notice that we put a promo for AOL Quick Buddy in the Community column; it was a predecessor to AIM Express:
[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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