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 Saturday, 7a.m. Central Time.
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Originally broadcast on WLTD
Saturday, March 27, 1971
Tuning in to the Friday shows:
BABY SNOOKS (5-16-48) Excerpt from a Guest Star program for U.S. Security Bonds. Fanny Brice as Snooks with Hanley Stafford as Daddy, who wants to take Snooks to the opera, but she would rather see a movie.
THIS IS YOUR F.B.I. (4-2-7-45) “Escaped Prisoners of War” narrated by Frank Lovejoy. Two GIs discover a tunnel being used by prisoners of war to escape from a Nazi POW camp in Texas.
ADVENTURES OF OZZIE AND HARRIET (12-3-44) The Nelsons discuss the theory that if you do nice things for others, nice things will come your way. Then they find a wallet with a lot of money and ration books. Ozzie and Harriet sing “The Trolley Song.”
KATE SMITH SHOW (9-29-44) The Songbird of the South with a program of music and chatter.
MOLLE MYSTERY THEATRE (11-14-47) “Four Fatal Jugglers.” “Take four people, mix them together on an isolated island, add a dash or two of mutual hatred, let them juggle that hatred back and forth until it erupts into murder…”
PLUS – clips with Jimmy Durante and Garry Moore and It Pays to Be Ignorant.