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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20 YEARS OF LEAP YEAR DAYS!
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, February 29, 1992
DODGE SHOW (2-29-36) Harry Richman and the orchestra with guests Tom Howard and George Shelton.
CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT (2-29-40) Isolated episode. Chuck Ramsay is a captive in Ivan Shark’s airplane.
FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (2-29-44) McGee decides to build a western campfire in the fireplace at 79 Wistful Vista. WW II program.
ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (2-29-48) “The Case of King Philip’s Golden Solver.” Holmes and Watson investigate the disappearance of a priceless family heirloom.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (2-29-48) Before rehearsal, Jack takes his girlfriend to lunch.
ETHEL AND ALBERT (2-29-52) The Couple Next Door plan to go to an ice carnival.
X MINUS ONE (2-29-56) “Hello Tomorrow.” It’s the year 4195, after the Third Atomic War, and civilization is underground to survive the intense gamma radiation.