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Those Were the Days with Steve Darnall
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM


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.
Email Those Were The Days: info@nostalgiadigest.com

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 17th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1940

The World Today, Burns and Allen Show, I Love a Mystery, Beat the Band, Guiding Light, Blondie, Screen Guild Players

Apr 24th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1951

Adventures of Nero Wolfe, Bing Crosby Show, Dimension X, Halls of Ivy, Broadway Is My Beat, Jack Benny Program

May 1st: Our 51st Anniversary Show - 'Thanks For Listening'

The Whistler, Duffy's Tavern, CBS Radio Workshop, The Big Show

May 8th: Mother's Day

Claudia, Hallmark Playhouse, Life of Riley, Box Thirteen, Screen Guild Players, Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons

May 15th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1942

Command Performance, Treasury Star Parade #15, Suspense, Vic and Sade, National Barn Dance, An American in England, Red Skelton Show

May 22nd: A Radio Scrapbook: 1937

The Shadow, Chase and Sanborn Hour, Marconi Memorial, Refreshment Club, Easy Aces, Dr. Christian

May 29th: A Big Band Jubilee

Jubilee #3, Jubilee #14, Jubilee #99, Jubilee #118, Jubilee #263

Jun 5th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1948

Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, Suspense, King Cole Trio Time, Adventures of Sam Spade, Sports Final, Our Miss Brooks

Jun 12th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1939

Fibber McGee and Company, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Campbell Playhouse, Melody and Madness, Romance of Helen Trent, Green Hornet

Jun 19th: Father's Day

Great Gildersleeve, Cavalcade of America, Lux Radio Theatre, Quiz Kids, Father Knows Best

Jun 26th: Radio: The First Dozen Years

Charles A. Lindbergh, Brunswick Brevities, Abroad with the Lockharts, Dental Clinic of the West, Empire Builders, Maytag Frolics, KSL Transmitter Dedication

Previous Programs

Apr 10th: Radio at the End of the 1950s

Frontier Gentleman, Stan Freberg Show, Suspense, Supper Club, Unit 99, Bob and Ray, Have Gun, Will Travel

Apr 3rd: Radio's Easter Basket

Fibber McGee and Molly, Six Shooter, Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, Lux Radio Theatre, Life with Luigi

Mar 27th: Radio in the Mid-1930s

Calling All Cars, Music By Gershwin, Stoopnagle and Bud, Fleischmann Yeast Hour, Chandu the Magician, Fred Waring Show

Mar 20th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1944

Kraft Music Hall, Hop Harrigan, Comedy Caravan, Weird Circle, Vic and Sade, Nick Carter, Master Detective, It Pays to be Ignorant