Tuesday, April 23, 2019

20 Years Ago on AOL.com: Apr. 23, 1999 -- Love Guaranteed, "Pushing Tin"

April 23, 1999 -- We went back to the usual routine with a vengeance, with a "No More Dateless Weekends" Love@AOL lead promo. The aftermath of Columbine and the continuing Kosovo war were relegated to the first text promo and the My News headline (though not without a swimwear promo in between):
For the PM update, we switched to movies, with Billy Bob Thornton and Angelina Jolie (remember that whole "blood vial necklace" thing?) in Pushing Tin:
[Series note: In the late 1990s, I programmed the content for the AOL.com 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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