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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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MR. BENNY!
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, February 14, 1976
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (5-11-53) Jack and the cast, with a trip to the vault
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1-29-491 Jack’s first show on CBS
LUX RADIO THEATRE (12-16-45) “Killer Kates” starring Jack Benny, Gail Patrick, Alan Reed.
PLUS — throughout this afternoon, Jack Benny comments on his career, his age, his violin, money, schooling. And there will be an ample helping of excerpts on this spi:cial day: if Mr. Benny had lived, he would be celebrating his 39th birthday today.