Tuesday, August 27, 2019

#20YearsAgoOnAOLcom: Aug. 27, 1999 -- Hurricane Watch; Jennifer Love Hewitt, Just Because

August 27, 1999: As we headed into the weekend, we led with a hurricane watch for what would eventually turn into Hurricane Dennis (1999):
For the PM update, we went with Jennifer Love Hewitt for... 1999 Teen Trends? (We didn't even bother to try tying in Party of Five or her spin-off, Time of Your Life.) Also fall fashion and "Join Teen Chats," which I am pretty sure no actual teen would have been caught dead in:

[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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