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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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, January 15, 1994
INNER SANCTUM (4-4-49) “Death Wears a Lovely Smile” with Bob Sloane and Mercedes McCambridge. In a cemetery, a man waits to meet a woman who was buried a year ago.
SPECIAL GUEST EDDIE HUBBARD, long-time Chicago disc jockey, pays a visit to TWTD.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1-16-44) In a WW II remote broadcast from the Marine Air Station at El Toro, California, Jack welcomes guest Alexis Smith who is scheduled to star in a new picture with him, “The Horn Blows at Midnight.”
THE WHISTLER (9-15-48) “Uncle Ben’s Widow.” An eyewitness to an “accidental death” claims that a murder was committed.
WE REMEMBER THEM WELL – Recap of celebrity deaths in 1993.
FRED ALLEN SHOW (5-19-46) Guest Phil Harris shows up asking Fred to get him a job on the panel radio show “Information Please.” Phil joins Senator Claghorn for a Harris version of Allen’s Alley called “Tobacco Road.”
WORLD NEWS TODAY (1-16-44) WW II news: “General Eisenhower has arrived in Britain to take over command of all forces for the invasion.”
LIGHTS OUT (6-8-43) “The House is Haunted” by Arch Oboler. Strange things begin to happen when a family arrives in their new home.