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Those Were the Days

Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Program Host(s): Ken Alexander, Steve Darnall

WDCB is very pleased to present "Those Were the Days," a program that has played a prominent role in Chicago's radio history for more than 35 years. Drawing from a vast library of material each Saturday, Steve Darnall presents old-time radio classics & music.

You'll find the complete schedule for every Those Were the Days program—along with great articles about the Golden Age of Entertainment—in ever issue of Nostalgia Digest magazine!
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Upcoming Programs

Jul 22nd: Inner Sanctum, Joan Davis Show, Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Victory Theatre, They Burned the Books

Jul 29th: Wild About Harrys

Escape, Speaking of Radio, Jack Benny Program, Our Miss Brooks, Curtain Time

Aug 5th: Willson-Nesbitt Show, Red Skelton Show, Studio One, Bond Wagon, The World Today, Life With Luigi

Aug 12th: Radio on the Range

Tennessee Jed, Gunsmoke, Straight Arrow, Gene Autry's Melody Ranch, Tom Mix Ralston Straightshooters, Have Gun, Will Travel, Lone Ranger

Aug 19th: Ben Bernie's War Workers Program, Mysterious Traveler, Charlie McCarthy Show, Speaking of Radio, 11:60 Club, An American In England

Aug 26th: An American In England, Bob and Ray, Life of Riley, They Live Forever, X Minus One, You Bet Your Life, President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Sep 2nd: Windy City Bandstand

Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, Orrin Tucker and His Orchestra, Richard Maltby and His Orchestra, Frankie Masters Treasury Show, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, Eddy Howard and His Orchestra, Our Special Guest Karl Pearson

Sep 9th: Command Performance #30, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Buster Brown Gang, CBS Radio Workshop, Personal Album, Baby Snooks Show, Dragnet

Sep 16th: Happy 90th Birthday, CBS!

Columbia Workshop, Stars in the Afternoon, Farewell to Studio Nine

Sep 23rd: Big Town, Chesterfield Moonlight Serenade, Lux Radio Theatre, Ben Bernie's War Workers Program, Adventures of Philip Marlowe, Burns and Allen Show

Sep 30th: Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

Chicago White Sox Baseball, World Series Preview, Fred Allen Show, The Saint, Claudia, Destination Freedom, Abbott and Costello Show

Previous Programs

Jul 15th: More Stars of the Swimsuit Issue

Doris Day Show, Suspense, Texaco Star Theatre, Encore Theatre, Abbott and Costello Show, Screen Directors' Playhouse

Jul 8th: Stars of the Swimsuit Issue

Cavalcade of America, Music from Hollywood, My Favorite Husband, Stars Over Hollywood, Martin and Lewis Show, Screen Guild Players

Jul 1st: Jerry Gray and His Band of Today, Carnaval De Broadway, One Night Stand #1665, Tex Beneke Show, Woody Herman and the Band That Plays the Blues, Chesterfield Moonlight Serenade, Our Special Guest Karl Pearson

Jun 24th: 75 Years of Suspense - 2

Suspense, Speaking of Radio