Friday, April 05, 2019

20 Years Ago on Apr. 5, 1999 -- Time Running Out for Taxes

April 5, 1999: Morning and evening promotions telling people to do their taxes now. (This is also a message for me in 2019.)

The top text promo references the NATO code name for the Kosovo mission, Operation Allied Force:

In the PM update, we ask if ground troops are next for Kosovo; the second My News headline also references Libya handing over for trial two suspects in the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland:
[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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