Wednesday, July 17, 2019

20 Years Ago on July 17, 1999 -- "The Blair Witch Project"; JFK, Jr.'s Plane Goes Missing

July 17, 1999: We led with the The Blair Witch Project (which opened nationally on July 14), but we would soon get overtaken by events...
...namely, that John F. Kennedy, Jr.'s plane went missing:
We updated the top promo, though we still hadn't had any additional details:
[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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