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, October 17, 1992
SUSPENSE (2-14-60) “Sorry, Wrong Number” starring Agnes Moorehead in her eighth and final appearance on the program in the classic drama by Lucille Fletcher.
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (10-13-42) Mc Gee decides to change the furnace from oil to coal heat to beat the WW II fuel shortage.
FRIDAY EVENING WITH TOMMY DORSEY (10-16-42) On behalf of the U.S. Treasury Department during WW II, Tommy and Jo Stafford, Dick Haymes, the Pied Pipers and Ziggy Elman broadcast from Hollywood.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (10-18-42) Remote broadcast from Williams Field, Arizona. Jack decides to donate his Maxwell to the WW II scrap drive.
SUSPENSE (5-15-60) “Dead Man’s Story” starring Kevin McCarthy. An ex-con hides out on New York’s West Side.
SCREEN GUILD PLAYERS (10-19-42) “Yankee Doodle Dandy” starring James Cagney in highlights from the screen success. This WW II presentation is the first show for new sponsor Lady Esther products.