Friday, March 08, 2019

20 Years Ago on Mar. 8, 1999 -- Avoid Tax Mistakes; Joe DiMaggio Dies at 84

March 8, 1999: We started out the day with stressed stock-art guy for tax help (as mentioned yesterday), along with text promos for an airline directory and software bargains, though you can see the My News headline: "Baseball Great Joe DiMaggio Dies at 84":
We soon bumped the story up to the top spot ("Remember the Yankee Clipper"):
Then refreshed the spot for the PM update with a photo from his playing days:
[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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