Sunday, September 01, 2019

#20YearsAgoOnAOLcom: Sept. 1, 1999 -- Fall Fare Sale; Beanie Babies

September 1, 1999: We started midweek with a fall airfare sale (featuring covered bridge stock art); in the My News headlines, we had an Argentinian jet crash that killed 65, as well as the continued movement of Hurricane Dennis (1999):
For the PM update, we went with the fashionably popular (for the time) Beanie Baby craze:

[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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