We invite you to listen to a complete 4-hour program from the 39-year run of Those Were The Days (1970—2009) hosted by Radio Hall of Famer Chuck Schaden. The encore programs that run on this page are exactly as first broadcast over the air. They contain vintage radio shows, special guests and commercials and messages as originally presented on WLTD, Evanston (May 2, 1970 thru July 31, 1975); on WNIB, Chicago (September 6, 1975 thru February 10, 2001) and on WDCB, DuPage County (February 3, 2001 thru June 27, 2009). Encores are selected by us and are available on demand 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Program selections are added every week on Saturday, 7a.m. Central Time.
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FIRST ANNIVERSARY PROGRAM,
“Thanks for Listening”
Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, April 24, 1971
Presenting two All-Star broadcasts from NBC and CBS:
OUR SILVER JUBILEE (1951) Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the National Broadcasting Company, featuring Fibber McGee and Molly, Bergen and McCarthy, Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Durante, Bob Hope, Tallulah Bankhead, Groucho Marx, Ozzie and Harriet, Joan Davis, Jack Carson, Abbott and Costello, Aldrich Family, Great Gildersleeve and many others.
STARS IN THE AFTERNOON (9-22-46) The Columbia Broadcasting System presents a preview of its 1946-47 season, featuring Screen Guild Players, Crime Photographer, Inner Sanctum, Sam Spade, Thin Man, Dr. Christian, Vaughn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Maisie, Blondie and many others.
Don’t miss it if you can!