Sunday, June 16, 2019

20 Years Ago on June 16, 1999 -- Minimal Effort Home Buying Promo; NBA Finals; Gore Declares Candidacy

June 16, 1999: The morning's promo was even more prosaic than usual -- a bare-bones home buying headline with two bullet links for home listings and mortgage calculator:
For the PM update, we look at a lockout-shortened season's NBA Finals, featuring the Spurs versus the Knicks.

Meanwhile, in the My News headlines, we see refugees returning to Kosovo, as well as Al Gore throwing the hat into the ring for the 2000 presidential election. And boy, do we know how that turned out...
[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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