ADDITIONS AND ROUGH HISTORY:
January 30, 2015: REWOUND is 10! New graphic header for the main page, added larger link to TMIH page.
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 01/30/2015 -- 954 PM EST
Copyright © 2004-2015, Russell
Wells. All rights (and possibly some lefts)
This page is NOT sanctioned by, nor is it produced
under the auspices of the City of
Birmingham, Alabama. All graphics are
self-produced; photos and other memorabilia found on this page
originate from the private collection of the Webmaster, and from the
high generosity of other, history-loving people (credited throughout
the site). All logos, past and present, are the property of
their respective owners. They're featured for historical
purposes, and the Webmaster does not challenge any ownership
rights. That you see them on a public website such as this
does NOT translate to their being in the public domain!
Bottom line: Please ask
permission before using anything you see for your own
personal gain. Violators will be forced to endure a fate
worse than listening to Justin Bieber: US 280!!
What it all amounts to is simple, basic manners
and good citizenship.