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 22, 1994
FRED ALLEN SHOW (2-6-49) Guest Bert Lahr wants to audition for Fred’s TV revue.
SUSPENSE (3-23-53) “The Signal Man” starring Agnes Moorehead in a radio version of the Charles Dickens story. A writer who witnessed a tragic death is drawn back to the scene of the event.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (1-23-44) CBS newsmen reporting from the WW II battlefronts. “The new Allied landings on the West Coast of Italy appear to have put the Germans into a pretty tough spot: the Germans are moving large forces back from the Fifth Army front toward Rome… “The Navy has announced that American planes have carried out two new raids on the big Jap base in the Coral Islands.”
KRAFT MUSIC HALL (1-20-44) Bing Crosby with guest Dale Evans. Time Marches Back to 1930. WW II flavor.
SPEAKING OF RADIO (5-17-91) Paying tribute to actor/comedian Pat Buttram who died January 8, 1994 at age 78.
SCREEN GUILD THEATRE (11-2-41) “The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse” starring Edward G. Robinson and Humphrey Bogart in a radio version of their 1938 movie.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1-23-44) WW II remote broadcast from the Army Air Field at Murock, California. Guest again is Alexis Smith, Jack’s co-star in his new picture, “The Horn Blows at Midnight,” who questions his acting ability.