ADDITIONS AND ROUGH HISTORY:
1, 2013: Added section on The
Pizitz Enchanted Forest, 1973.
1, 2012: April Fools gag ("Magic
section on vintage
Birmingham Centennial ads (1971).
April Fools gag ("Expired
2010: Added 50th
anniversary salute to Eastwood Mall.
Added link to Atlanta
8, 2010: Added links to REWOUND
Facebook site created Friday, 05/07.
to Loveman's page. Also April Fools gag : "Birmingham
February 1, 2010: Added
section for Western
Hills Mall 40th anniversary.
January 3, 2010: This
month in history date ranges changed to
Moved features on Grayson's
to their own pages. Added links to Bennycarle.com
2009: Corrected name of the 'mystery tonic' from VEGETOL
to VEGE-CAL; Added pics from Webmaster of the iron
man in Hartselle.
2009: Added another "Vegetol Man" picture from outside Hartselle
(Morgan County), contributed by Mr. James Moody.
31, 2009: Added
"Vegetol Man" feature.
14, 2009: Modified link for new website - Huntsville Rewound.
9, 2009: Added link to newly-created Huntsville
Rewound page on Facebook.
January 20, 2009: Moved to new
Old host is now inactive.
December 12, 2008: Added 'favicon'
lime popsicle") to the site. Very special thanks go
to Beth Walker for
creating and submitting.
December 6, 2008: Added two photos
from K. Allen Culp, on
the main page (Cousin Cliff & the Jack's Chicken).
She also "cleaned up" the Pizitz and Rich's Christmas microfilm ads
from the December
1978 page (Thanks!).
30, 2008: Added image of "Birmingham History Map"
from December 1968.
30, 2008: Added
page on the "Heidi
game" in Birmingham and some pictures of 1960s
Gardendale, courtesy of Robert Brewis.
Moved "Quacker Jack" image to Jack's
9, 2008: Added memorial item about Cousin Cliff, who passed away
6, 2008: Added link to News
article on Cousin Cliff Holman (Alzheimer's).
2, 2008: New section on 60th
anniversary of KIDDIELAND.
22, 2008: Updated information
for ABANDONED FIVE POINTS
WEST MALL & PIZITZ STORE
6, 2008: Aaron Tanner's A
Centennial Tribute to Cora Saxon debuts.
31, 2008: REWOUND
1, 2008: Debuted
new title banners (using color scheme of old Birmingham streetcars).
Took "Memories" section offline. Removed links from front
21, 2007: Added mention of Ward McIntyre's passing to front page, with
6, 2007: Updated and put Eastwood
Mall Remembered back online.
Added scanned image of late '60s Shoney's Big
Boy/WAPI-TV matchbook from Greg Glenn.
two new features: Roebuck
Plaza's 50th Anniversary and Rockin'
2006: Christmas Past lives on! Two Birmingham
"retromercials" added to This
month in history
3, 2006: Debuted
new feature: a tribute to "Your
Album Station", K-99 (WVOK-FM; WRKK).
found snapshots from 1956 of the first Romper Room
with "Miss Jean" Pierce.
7, 2006: This
month in history begins.
3, 2006: New feature: Showplaces
of the South by Tim Hollis.
18, 2006: Brand new section: The Listening Room, with
audio clips to listen and enjoy.
1, 2006: REWOUND moves to new webspace,
with new domain: birminghamrewound.com
... New section: Fun & Games
... New feature: Cavalcade
2006: New section on Hill's
Supermarket added. Added some vintage radio
pictures to the RADIO-TV
page. Also modified some text.
New page on '70s Birmingham Top-40 Wars
added. Added new picture to Five
Points West section (WAPI remote - great panoramic shot!)
Added newly-found picture of
Birmingham's first Romper Room teacher, Miss Jean,
to the MAGIC
CITY KIDS' SHOWS section.
February 2006: Some changes to TV
history text on RADIO-TV
October 2005: New feature added: BIRMINGHAM:
THEN AND NOW
New "extra": BIRMINGHAM
TEEN CULTURE, 1967 ... small changes to ROADSIDE ... updates to RADIO & TV (info on
color TV in Birmingham)
August 2005: NEW UPDATES TO THE EASTWOOD
MALL SITE ... many, many new pictures added!
07/02/2005: Updates to SHERER'S DRIVE-IN and ROADSIDE
Special section added: "MAGIC
CITY KIDS' SHOWS"
Small update to Jack's
Hamburgers (added early pic of Sgt. Jack)
.... New page added: BURGER IN A
Updated BARGAIN TOWN USA (many new
pictures), BARBER'S MILK,
RADIO & TV (page
pages added: SHERER'S DRIVE-IN,
Joe Dentici on the
WENN Radio upheaval of 1976
02/13/2005: Updated Roadside, Radio & TV
... new page added: Jack's
01/31/2005: Updated Retail (BARBER'S
BRUNO'S,FIVE POINTS WEST)
page added: ABANDONED
FIVE POINTS WEST MALL & PIZITZ STORE
January 18, 2005:
BIRMINGHAM REWOUND debuts.
last updated 08/31/2014 -- 1107 PM EDT
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