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, May 21, 1994
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (5-21-44) The gang gathers at Jack’s place for rehearsal. Don and Mary tell him that he might have a split personality, but he is doubtful… until he goes to buy a cigar.
WORDS AT WAR (5-30-44) “The Navy Hunts the CGR 3070” The story of the incredible adventures of the Coast Guard Reserve Boat 3070 of “Hooligan’s Navy,” an actual WW II event which took place in December, 1942.
FLYWHEEL, SHYSTER AND FLYWHEEL (1992) Program number eight in the BBC series of re-enactments of the 1932 Marx Brothers radio show.
THE WHISTLER (5-12-48) “Chain Reaction” stars Frank Lovejoy and Joan Banks. A pilot, offered $5,000 to salvage gold in the Caribbean, is part of a murder plot.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (5-21-44) Doug Edwards and CBS newsmen report on WW II: “In the Far East, the North Burma campaign is approaching a climax. General Stillwell reports that American Liberators have attacked a Japanese island within 300 miles of the Philippines.”
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (5-28-44) Warner Bros. wants to make a movie about Jack’s life. Guest is Danny Kaye.