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
First TWTD show from Chicago Cultural Center
Saturday, May 16, 1992
Broadcast on singer Perry Como’s 80th birthday.
SUPPER CLUB (10-9-44) Perry Como welcomes guest Nat King Cole to the fictional night club.
INNER SANCTUM (7-19-48) “Death Demon” with Anne Seymour and Everett Sloan. A man is convinced that his dead father is talking to him.
SUPPER CLUB (4-14-48) Eddie Hubbard observes Pan American Day and congratulates disc jockey Eddie Hubbard on the second anniversary of his Chicago broadcasts.
THE HOME FRONT (1982) Part 7 in the 8-part WW II series. “Liberation – 1944”.
SUPPER CLUB (3-2-50) Perry Como greets actor Kirk Douglas and appears with Kirk in a “sequel” to Douglas’ film, “Champion.”
TREASURY STAR PARADE # 5 (1942) Olson and Johnson and Carmen Miranda pay a return visit to the WW II Treasury Department program.
BING CROSBY SHOW (4-5-50) Bing is joined by Perry Como and Arthur Godfrey for a program from Chicago’s Civic Opera House.