Saturday, June 08, 2019

20 Years Ago on June 8, 1999 -- Summer Airfare Sales, Dog Days, More "Austin Powers 2"

June 8, 1999: Once again, we used the jet photographed from below to hawk summer airfares; the My News headline references an East Coast heat wave...
1999_06_08 we did a mid-day update featuring a hot dog (since everyone cares about the weather on the East Coast of the U.S.):
For the PM update, we did yet another Austin Powers 2 preview; the fact that it was a New Line picture (part of Time Warner) may have had something to do with it:
[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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