Monday, June 03, 2019

20 Years Ago on June 3, 1999 -- Job Listings and Kosovo Peace Plan

June 3, 1999: We started off with a job listing promo, with a headline--"Does Your Job Drive You Mad?"--written specifically to match the stock art. It may or may not have been another cry for help:
For the PM update, we led with an update on the efforts to end Kosovo War, which we hadn't featured in the top spot for a while, though it occasionally surfaced in the My News headlines. The war would formally end about a week later:
[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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