Saturday, September 21, 2019

#20YearsAgoOnAOLcom: Sept. 21, 1999 -- Investing for Y2K; Fall '99 Top TV

September 21, 1999: Here's our first real feature reference to Y2K (I think), which we'll start to see more of, using a stack of gold bricks and focusing on investing. In the My News headlines, we see that the death toll of the Taiwan earthquake jumped from 15 to 1,500:
For the PM update, it was back to fall TV (shocker), looking at Dharma and Greg, while the quake death toll continued to climb:
[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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