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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FUN AND GAMES DAY
Originally broadcast on WNMP
Saturday, August 8, 1970
TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT (1940s) Comedian Garry Moore hosts this show with the top prize of $64 for correctly answering a string of questions.
VOX POP (1940s) Excerpt. Wally Butterworth and Parks Johnson conduct the interviews with everyday people.
TWENTY QUESTIONS (1940s) Excerpt. Quizmaster Bill Slater asks panelists Fred VanDeventer, Florence Rinard, and others to guess the topic by asking 20 questions or less.
IT PAYS TO BE IGNORANT (1940s) Zany quiz show with moderator Tom Howard and panelists George Shelton, Lulu McConnell and Harry McNaughton.
PLUS – clips featuring Eddie Layton at the Hammond organ plus comedy by Bob Elliot and Ray Goulding.