Sunday, July 21, 2019

20 Years Ago on July 21, 1999 -- Watch Wall Street; JFK Jr's Plane Found

July 21, 1999: We temporarily went with a "Watch Wall Street" promo (the same one from the previous Thursday, only with a new piece of stock art); however, the My News headline has an update on the JFK Jr. story: "Kennedy's Body, Plane Wreckage Found":
We did a mid-morning update of the headline to "JFK Jr, 1960-99," now that the death of JFK Jr and his passengers was official:

For the PM update, we continued with the "Kennedy Tragedy" headline:
[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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