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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JACK BENNY MONTH – PART 1
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, February 4, 1995
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (4-27-47) Jack is preparing for a trip to Chicago for an appearance at the Chicago Theatre.
CAVALCADE OF AMERICA (2-5-45) “The Road to Berlin” starring Bing Crosby who, on the fourth anniversary of the USO, recounts his recent overseas tour during WW II.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (2-15-37) “Brewster’s Millions” starring Jack Benny as a spender who has to unload a million dollars in a short period of time in order to qualify for an even greater inheritance. The program introduced by TWTD film historian Bob Kolososki.
FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (2-6-45) Fibber is engrossed in the mystery novel, “The Case of the Cross-eyed Cat.”
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (5-4-47) Jack leaves for Chicago where his vaudeville tour at the Chicago Theatre begins next Friday.