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Those Were the Days

Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Those Were the Days  Program Host(s):
Ken Alexander
Steve Darnall

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!
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Upcoming Programs

Oct 10th, 2015: Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Frank Sinatra Program, Life of Riley, Bob Hope Show

Oct 17th, 2015: The Shadow, Grand Marquee, Pat Novak For Hire, Spotlight Revue, Stars Over Hollywood

Oct 24th, 2015: My Friend Irma, The Big Story, N-K Musical Showroom, Speaking of Radio, Story of Dr. Kildare, Henry Morgan Show

Oct 31st, 2015: Annual Hallowe'en Show

Escape, Boston Blackie, Abbott and Costello Show, Suspense, Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet, Inner Sanctum

Nov 7th, 2015: Curtain Time, You Are There, News, Your Hit Parade, Adventures of Nero Wolfe, It's Time to Smile

Nov 14th, 2015: Spotlight on George Lefferts

X Minus One, Speaking of Radio, Rocky Fortune, NBC University Theatre, Dr. Sixgun

Nov 21st, 2015: Annual Thanksgiving Show

Jack Benny Program, Family Theatre, Life With Luigi, Casey, Crime Photographer, Songs By Sinatra, Jack Benny Program

Nov 28th, 2015: Radio to Get Into the Holiday Spirit By

Burns and Allen Show, The Lone Wolf, Lux Radio Theatre, Great Gildersleeve, Reader's Digest Radio Edition

Dec 5th, 2015: Radio to Plan Your List By

Archie Andrews, Suspense, Songs By Sinatra, Red Ryder, Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, This Is Your FBI

Dec 12th, 2015: Radio to Address Cards By

Songs By Sinatra, Lux Radio Theatre, Challenge of the Yukon, Jack Benny Program

Dec 19th, 2015: Radio to Wrap, Bake and Decorate By

Richard Diamond, Private Detective, An Old-Time Radio Christmas Carol, Nightbeat, Bing Crosby Show, CBS Radio Workshop, Fibber McGee & Molly

Dec 26th, 2015: Season's Greetings!

Fibber McGee & Molly, Charlie McCarthy Show, The World's Great Novels, Couple Next Door, Calling All Detectives, Our Miss Brooks, Quiet, Please

Previous Programs

displays the previous month of programming
Oct 3rd, 2015: Spotlight on Margaret O'Brien

Screen Guild Players, Speaking of Radio, Suspense, Command Performance, Lux Radio Theatre

Sep 26th, 2015: Crime Club, Burns And Allen Show, Gene Autry's Melody Ranch, Duffy's Tavern, Broadway Is My Beat, GI Journal #75

Sep 19th, 2015: Little Orphan Annie, Blondie, The Whistler, Railroad Hour, Two Thousand Plus, Fred Allen Show

Sep 12th, 2015: James Stewart On The Air

Screen Guild Players, Six Shooter, Bing Crosby Show, Readers' Digest Radio Edition, Jack Benny Program, Suspense

Jazz Night in America