Saturday, August 03, 2019

20 Years Ago on Aug. 3, 1999 -- Heat Wave, Europe on Sale

August 3, 1999: Apparently, August is hot. The lead was another stretch of hot weather, plus a drought headline in the My News section (along with updated headlines about the Indian rail crash):
For the PM update, we switched to a Travel promo for European airfares and destination guides, with a pic of the Roman Colosseum (or at least "a" colosseum, I can't be definitive from the pic):
[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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