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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

May 30th, 2015: Boston Blackie, Abbott And Costello Show, Studio One, Mail Call #150

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, Romance

Jun 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 Air

Jul 4th, 2015: Independence Day

Cavalcade of America, Sheaffer Parade, Our Miss Brooks, Weird Circle, Great Gildersleeve, Columbia Workshop

Jul 11th, 2015: We Remember Stan Freberg

Stan Freberg Show, CBS Radio Workshop, That's Rich, Suspense

Jul 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 Kolososki

Aug 1st, 2015: Magic Is On The Air

Magic Island, Fibber McGee And Molly, Magic Key

Aug 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 Five

Aug 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 Pearson

Sep 12th, 2015: James Stewart On The Air

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

Sep 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 Programs

displays the previous month of programming
May 23rd, 2015: A Big Day With The Big Bands

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 Pearson

May 16th, 2015: Orson Welles Centennial Celebration - 2

Third Man, Suspense, Orson Welles' Almanac, Campbell Playhouse

May 9th, 2015: Orson Welles Centennial Celebration - 1

Mercury Theatre on the Air, The Shadow, Black Museum, This is my Best

May 2nd, 2015: Our 45th Anniversary Show - 'Thanks for Listening'

 
 
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