Tuesday, July 02, 2019

20 Years Ago on AOL.com: July 2, 1999 -- Holiday Travel Tips; Summer Fun featuring Salma Hayek

July 2, 1999: We went into July 4th weekend with travel tips (traffic, weather, and driving directions), with a traffic jam stock photo:
For the PM update, we went with generic weekend fun: movie reviews (featuring Salma Hayek in Wild, Wild West, though we didn't even bother to label the picture), AOL Local fireworks listings, and a picnic planner:
[Series note: In the late 1990s, I programmed the content for the AOL.com 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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