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, 6 a.m. Central Time.
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THIS DAY – THAT YEAR
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, September 21, 1996
All programs today are from September 21 of various years.
SUSPENSE (9-21-50) “The Crowd” starring Dana Andrews as a police lieutenant after a murderer whose victims are surrounded by crowds of people.
JACK BENNY PROGRAM (9-21-52) Jack recalls his trip to the British Isles and shopping in Scotland.
SCREEN GUILD THEATRE (4-21-40) “Ninotchka” starring Rosalind Russell and Spencer Tracy in the story of a cold, female Russian agent who comes to Paris and finds romance.
HV. KALTENBORN (9-231-39) The distinguished news analyist reviews the European situation as Germany threatens Rumania; discusses the address of FDR in which the U. S. President repeated his pledge to keep the country out of war.
LIFE WITH LUIGI (9-21-48) J. Carroll Naish stars as Luigi Basco in the first show of the series, set in Chicago’s “Little Italy.”
LORENZO JONES (9-21-48) An isolated episode in the long-running daytime serial. Lorenzo has turned his attention to the “world of tomorrow.”
YOUR HIT PARADE (9-21-46) Andy Russell and Peggy Mann, along with the Hit Paraders and Mark Warnow and the orchestra present the top tunes of the day.
NOTE: Ken Alexander subs for Chuck Schaden on this program.