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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VARIETY OF PROGRAMS
Originally broadcast on WNIB
Saturday, September 23, 1995
FRONTIER GENTLEMAN (6-1-58) “School Days” starring John Dehner as a reporter for the London Times covering events in the American West. Two towns vie for the only school teacher available.
POP CHRONICLES – THE 40s (1972) Second program in the series. The story continues with music of 1940 and 1941.
CANDID MICROPHONE (8-31-47) Alan Funt surprises a cab driver, a caterer and a dentist with outrageous stunts and gimmicks. This is “Candid Camera” before TV!
LUX RADIO THEATRE (10-1-51) “All About Eve” starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter and Gary Merrill. An aging star takes in an adoring fan and soon discovers that the young woman is taking over her life.
JIMMY DURANTE SHOW (4-28-48) Lucille Ball is guest as the Schnozzola takes Lucy and Peggy Lee on a tour of industry to show them big business’ attitude towards women.