Monday, October 21, 2019

#20YearsAgoOnAOLcom: Oct. 21, 1999 -- Fall Fare Savings, Woolly Mammoth Find; Three-Item Jackpot

October 21, 1999: We started the day with the usual, Travel bargains and airfare sales:
For the PM update, we went with something decided out of the ordinary -- the big news story was the recovery of a Woolly mammoth from Siberia.

Of course, there was another story involving Russia and the former Soviet Union: a Russian ballistic missile attack on Grozny. That one would rate a few My News text headlines, but not more than that.

You can also see a three-item ad jackpot in the ad block:

[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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