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 2, 1993
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (10-4-50) Gildy has been appointed chairman of the Summerfield Community Chest fund drive and Leroy is going to be the quarterback in the benefit football game.
GI JOURNAL (1940s) Bing Crosby is the editor in this show for military audiences during WW II.
SUSPENSE (11-23-43) “Strange Death of Charles Umberstein” starring Vincent Price.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (10-3-43) CBS correspondents report WW II news. “The Royal Air Force bombed Munich again last night.”
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (10-5-43) The McGees are cleaning out the spare bedroom to take in a WW II war worker.
NATIONAL BARN DANCE (10-2-43) It’s the 10th anniversary for the gang at the old hayloft.