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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HAPPY NEW YEAR
WITH GOOD OLD RADIO
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, January 2, 1993
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (12-27-42) WW II broadcast as Jack and the gang entertain servicemen on leave in New York. Guest Fred Allen portrays Uncle Sam in the show’s annual New Year’s fantasy.
CAPTAIN MIDNIGHT (12-30-42) “Destruction of Nazi Submarine Base,” an isolated episode from WW II.
YOUR HIT PARADE (1-2-43) Top tunes of the week presented by Joan Edwards, Barry Wood, Ethel Smith and the Hit Paraders in this WW II show.
EDDIE CANTOR SHOW (1-2-46) Eddie turns back the clock to New Year’s Eve.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (1-3-43) John Daly and CBS correspondents worldwide report on the WW II “road to victory.”
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (1-1-47) Gildy forgets to ask Eve to the New Year’s Costume Ball, so he must spend the holiday alone.