Monday, March 04, 2019

20 Years Ago on Mar. 4, 1999 -- Travel Bargains, March-ish Madness, and News Snapshots

March 4, 1999: For the morning, we went with Travel, along with Hometown AOL and free online classifieds. In the My News headlines, we see another Lewinsky item, as well as followup to the killing of eight western tourists in Uganda:
For the PM update, we featured college basketball. In the headlines, we also see the acquittal of the Marine EA-6 Prowler pilot who struck a cable car line in Italy, killing 20, as well as the death of ex-Supreme Court justice Harry Blackmun:
[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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