Those Were the Days
Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.
This program is available for sponsorship!
(Contact Ron Horan for more details.)
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!
Click here to enter the Nostalgia Shop, where you'll find hundreds of hours of classic old-time radio on compact disc and much more!
Jun 6th, 2015: Radio On The Farm
Great Scenes From Great Plays, Man On The Farm, Milton Berle Show, Let George Do It, Adventures Of Maisie, RomanceJun 13th, 2015: Bob Hope Show, Lux Radio Theatre, Information Please, Weird Circle, Life Of Riley
Jun 20th, 2015: President Harry S. Truman, Gunsmoke, Comedy Caravan, Gangbusters, Lum And Abner, Hallmark Playhouse
Jun 27th, 2015: Looking Back...At The Future
Dimension X, Jack Benny Program, X Minus One, Birds Eye Open House, Theatre Guild On The AirJul 4th, 2015: Independence Day
Cavalcade of America, Sheaffer Parade, Our Miss Brooks, Weird Circle, Great Gildersleeve, Columbia WorkshopJul 11th, 2015: We Remember Stan Freberg
Stan Freberg Show, CBS Radio Workshop, That's Rich, SuspenseJul 18th, 2015: Buster Brown Gang, The Big Show, The New Adventures Of Michael Shayne, Can You Top This?
Jul 25th, 2015: Movies On Radio
Screen Guild Players, Lux Radio Theatre, Academy Award, Screen Directors' Playhouse, Our Special Guest Bob KolososkiAug 1st, 2015: Magic Is On The Air
Magic Island, Fibber McGee And Molly, Magic KeyAug 8th, 2015: Mysterious Traveler, Magic Island, Speaking Of Radio, Martin And Lewis Show, Frontier Gentleman
Aug 15th, 2015: Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, Magic Island, Green Hornet, Vic And Sade, An American In England, Charlie McCarthy Show
Aug 22nd, 2015: Kukla, Fran, Ollie, Jack...And More Magic!
Kukla, Fran And Ollie, Magic Island, Speaking Of Radio, The Northerners, Theatre FiveAug 29th, 2015: Surrender Of Japan, Magic Island, Alan Young Show, Nick Carter, Master Detective, Damon Runyon Theatre, Encore Theatre
Sep 5th, 2015: Big Bands And Small Groups
Magic Key, Benny Goodman And His Orchestra, Fats Waller And His Rhythm, The Art Van Damme Quintet, Swing Shift, Louis Prima And His Band, Camel Caravan, Our Special Guest Karl PearsonSep 12th, 2015: James Stewart On The Air
Screen Guild Players, Six Shooter, Bing Crosby Show, Readers' Digest Radio Edition, Jack Benny Program, SuspenseSep 19th, 2015: Little Orphan Annie, Blondie, The Whistler, Railroad Hour, Two Thousand Plus, Fred Allen Show
Sep 26th, 2015: Crime Club, Burns And Allen Show, Gene Autry's Melody Ranch, Duffy's Tavern, Broadway Is My Beat, GI Journal #75
Previous Programsdisplays the previous month of programming
Let's Dance, Musically Yours #44, Ella Fitzgerald And Her Famous Orchestra, Skinnay Ennis And His Orchestra, Make Believe Ballroom, Cab Calloway And His Orchestra, Our Special Guest Karl PearsonMay 16th, 2015: Orson Welles Centennial Celebration - 2
Third Man, Suspense, Orson Welles' Almanac, Campbell PlayhouseMay 9th, 2015: Orson Welles Centennial Celebration - 1
Mercury Theatre on the Air, The Shadow, Black Museum, This is my BestMay 2nd, 2015: Our 45th Anniversary Show - 'Thanks for Listening'