In a city of transplants, a born-and-raised Atlantan is a rare find. It's hard to believe, but Atlanta was a hub of activity long before the 1996 Olympics.
Here are some things you'll remember if you're a true native:
1. You were born in Georgia Baptist Medical Center, not Atlanta Medical Center
2. Cy Timmons playing at Cafe Erewhon on 5th Street
3. Watching Officer Don & Orville and “Armchair Playhouse” on WSB-TV
4. When the Braves won the 1995 World Series against the Cleveland Indians
6. When Lenox Square was the only mall around
7. Celebrating your birthday at Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour in Northlake Mall
8. Getting milkshakes at Miss Georgia, the ice cream parlor and home of the "spinning wheel"
9. Watching the Atlanta Crackers play at Ponce de Leon Park
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Correction: An earlier version of this article listed Cumberland Mall as the “only mall around.” The statement has been modified to say Lenox Square, which opened in 1959, was the first mall in the Atlanta area. Cumberland Mall opened August 8, 1973.