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). These TWTD Encores are selected by us and each will be available on demand, 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week. Program selections will be changed every week on Wednesday, 9am Central Time. If you're a subscriber to this website, we'll keep you posted. (See our Home Page to subscribe, free.) Thanks for listening.
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THIS DAY – THAT YEAR
Originally broadcast WNIB
Saturday, March 23, 1996
RICHARD DIAMOND, PRIVATE DETECTIVE (3-23-51) Dick Powell as the detective who is hired by an actress who wants him to find out who attempted to kill her,.
BELIEVE IT OR NOT (3-23-44) Robert Ripley with a collection of audio oddities developed for his newspaper cartoon.
EDDIE CANTOR SHOW (3-23-38) Eddie’s final broadcast for Texaco after two seasons with the sponsor. A take-off on “Believe It or Not.”
SUSPENSE (3-23-58) “Affair atLovelandPass” stars Vanessa Brown and Jim Ameche. While a pitchfork murderer is loose, a traveler stops to help a lady in distress.
LUX RADIO THEATRE (3-23-42) “Strawberry Blonde” with Don Ameche, Rita Hayworth and Gail Patrick. A turn-of-the-century story about an ex-con dentist who becomes infatuated with a gold-digger.
YOUR HIT PARADE (3-23-46) Joan Edwards, Johnny Mercer and Joe Dosh sing the top tunes of the week.