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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

Apr 29th: Our 47th Anniversary Show - 'Thanks for Listening'

Fibber McGee and Molly, Against the Storm, Eddie Cantor Show, Jack Armstrong, The All-American Boy, Philco Radio Time, Lone Ranger, Jack Benny Program

May 6th: Great Gildersleeve, Vic and Sade, Hindenburg Eyewitness Account, Screen Directors' Playhouse, Command Performance #13, Adventures of Maisie

May 13th: The Whistler, Fibber McGee and Molly, Lux Radio Theatre, Spotlight Revue

May 20th: Fort Laramie, Jimmy Durante Show, Green Hornet, Judy Canova Show, Broadway Is My Beat, It's Time to Smile

May 27th: Big Bands In 1942

Treasury Star Parade #27, Spotlight Bands, Chesterfield Moonlight Serenade, Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands #64, Bandwagon #8, Thursday Evening with Tommy Dorsey, Our Special Guest Karl Pearson

Jun 3rd: Bill Stern Sports Newsreel, Texaco Star Theatre, Adventures of Nero Wolfe, Clara, Lu and Em, Counterspy, Sealtest Village Store

Jun 10th: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Voice of New York, Lifebuoy Show, Dimension X, Meet Corliss Archer

Jun 17th: 75 Years of Suspense - 1


Jun 24th: 75 Years of Suspense - 2

Suspense, Speaking of Radio

Previous Programs

Apr 22nd: Dick Tracy, Songs By Sinatra, Treasury Star Parade #21, Henry Morgan Show

Apr 15th: Radio's Easter Basket

Quiz Kids, Jack Benny Program, Mobilgas News Program, Lux Radio Theatre, Red Skelton Show, CBS Radio Workshop

Apr 8th: Those Were the Days: Doris, Dennis and Laraine

Doris Day Show, A Day in the Life of Dennis Day, Bob Hope Show, Lux Radio Theatre, Railroad Hour

Apr 1st: 1 Lirpa, Yadrutas !Loof Lirpa

Command Performance #6, Mel Blanc Show, Sherlock Holmes