Sunday, May 05, 2019

20 Years Ago on May 5, 1999 -- Mother's Day Flowers; War News; Country Music Awards

May 5, 1999: We went back to flowers for Mother's Day; the My News headlines keeps up with another death from the continuing Midwest tornadoes, while in Yugoslav war news, a US Apache helicopter crashed in Albania (the second in 2 weeks):
For the PM update, we switched to the Dixie Chicks and the Academy of Country Music Awards (again with the mid-week awards shows; what were they thinking?) -- the group ended up winning Album of the Year and Top Vocal Group:
[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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