Wednesday, March 27, 2019

20 Years Ago on Mar. 27, 1999 -- NCAA Semis, Stealth Fighter Shot Down

March 27, 1999: The Saturday lineup for Final Four weekend should have been static... and then a US Air Force F-117 stealth attack jet got shot down while prosecuting targets in the Kosovo campaign:
We updated the lead promo spot with a stock photo of a stealth fighter, swapping Kosovo into the lead and demoting the NCAA semis into the top text promo:
[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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