Friday, June 14, 2019

20 Years Ago on June 14, 1999 -- Raining Benjamins; See Members' Web Pages

June 14, 1999: For a Personal Finance promo on the top 25 mutual funds, we used the "raining Benjamins" stock art; the My News headline references American troops joining NATO's KFOR in Kosovo:
For the PM update, we kept up the purple with the standard AOL Hometown promo; the promo promises "Real People's Pages," which I guess was true -- Hometown did highlight member-built pages:
[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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