Crazy, Depressing List Of Things That Were True In 1999, But Are No Longer So

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On this day in 1999…

The Concorde flew between Paris and New York.

Osama bin Laden was living with his family in a compound in Kandahar.

Something called Inktomi was the world’s largest search engine.

China’s GDP was $1.4 trillion, half of Germany’s.

Alan Greenspan was widely heralded as the world’s greatest financial thinker.

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