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, September 25, 1993
FIBBER MC GEE AND MOLLY (6-1-43) Fibber is all thumbs when it comes to bowling.
WORLD NEWS TODAY (9-26-43) WW II news reports. “Australian troops are within three quarters of a mile of a Japanese base in New Guinea.”
KRAFT MUSIC HALL (9-23-42) Another WW II-flavored program from Bing Crosby with his guest actor George Murphy. Selections include “What Do You Do in the Infantry” and “I’ll be Home for Christmas.” Time Marches Back to 1908.
GREAT GILDERSLEEVE (9-27-50) The County Fair is coming to Summerfield and the Gildersleeve household is excited.
THIS IS THE BLUE NETWORK – AT WAR (1943) Milton Cross tells listeners what the 127 stations of the Blue Network are doing for the WW II war effort.
THEY CALL ME JOE (1943) Frank Lovejoy stars as a U.S. soldier of Slavic descent during WW II.
UNCLE SAM PRESENTS (9-18-43) Captain Glenn Miller and the Band of the Training Command of the Army Air Forces present a WW II broadcast via short wave from England.