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 Wednesday, 9a.m. Central Time.
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CELEBRATING THE 61ST ANNIVERSARY
OF JACK’S BENNY’S 39TH BIRTHDAY
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, February 19, 1994
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (2-20-44) Jack entertains Groucho Mark; the gang appears in “The Gilroy Murder Case.”
SPEAKING OF RADIO The Jack Benny Program (2-19-94) Part three in the four-part series.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (2-15-48) The Beverly Hills Beavers decide to hold a surprise birthday party for Jack, who is going to be 39.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (2-27-44) WW II news from the world’s political and battle fronts. “A Finnish communique reports that six hundred Russian planes bombed Helsinki last night causing fire and heavy damage.”
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (2-13-49) Tomorrow is Jack’s birthday and he’s going to be 40! Jack’s sister Florence sends a birthday telegram.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (2-20-49) Prior to Jack’s upcoming appearance on the Ford Theatre in “The Horn Blows at Midnight,” director Fletcher Markle stops by, as does producer Jack L. Warner.