Thursday, January 02, 2020

#20YearsAgoOnAOLcom: Jan. 2, 2000 -- Year 2000 Events

January 2, 2000: Things would be "Year 2000" this and that for a bit longer, as the novelty faded (pretty quickly). For this Sunday promo, we went with more news coverage of Y2K and New Year's, with photos, chats, and a stock promo photo that looks like it was a closeup shot of an IBM Selectric typewriter ball stolen from the Mystery Science Theater 3000 logo:

[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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