Sunday, March 31, 2019

20 Years Ago on Mar. 31, 1999 -- Investment Tips, Headless Torso Beefcake, Missing US Soldiers

March 31, 1999: We started off the day with investment tips, plus AOL White Pages and flowers:
For the PM update, we switched to headless torso beefcake stock art. Which should have been it for the day, except...
Three US soldiers went missing in Yugoslavia. As it turned out, "missing" meant "captured."
[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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