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 8, 1994
KRAFT MUSIC HALL (1-16-44) Bing Crosby welcomes guests William Frawley and Nan Wynn. Time Marches Back to 1930.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (1-9-44) Douglas Edwards and CBS newsmen with WW II reports. “The Allied Fifth Army in Italy has thrown back German counter-attacks and has cut deeper into the enemy defense lines around Cassino, the strategic town guarding the road to Rome.
SPEAKING OF RADIO (8-23-72) Paying tribute to actor Cesar Romero, who died January 1, 1994 at age 86.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (1-9-44) Jack and Rochester go to the freight office to pick up Jack’s camel from his WW II tour.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (2-22-56) “Shane” staring Alan Ladd, Van Heflin and Ruth Hussey in a radio version of the 1953 screen classic. A gunfighter comes to the aid of homesteaders.
FRED ALLEN SHOW (12-28-47) For Fred’s last show of 1947, guest Monty Woolley tries to help Fred exchange a defective cuckoo clock at a department store. Allen’s Alley question: “What is the outstanding event of 1947?”