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, March 28, 1992
FIBBER McGEE AND MOLLY (3-21-42) Fibber tries to win $5,000 in a contest by completing the sentence “I like Latherino Soap because…” The band plays a WW II patriotic medley.
SUSPENSE (3-27-48) “Night Must Fall” starring Robert Montgomery. A lodger at an English home is suspected of a strange murder.
TERRY AND THE PIRATES (2-9-42) Isolated episode finds Terry fighting the Japanese “somewhere in China” during WW II. Young listeners are asked to send in their pledges to buy War Stamps.
MURDER AT MIDNIGHT (1946) “Terror from Out of Space.” A military scientist attempts to establish radio contact with the moon.
TREASURY STAR PARADE (2-27-42) Program Number 2 in the WW II series. Robert Montgomery appears in a sketch about the “Average American.”
TRIBUTE TO VIC AND SADE (1973) Part four. The conclusion of this loving salute to radio’s homefolks. Cast members recall Paul Rhymer and the program they all love.