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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.
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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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This program is available for sponsorship! (Contact Ron Horan for more details.)

Upcoming Programs

Aug 15th: Radio in the Days After V-J Day

Command Performance, World News Today, Philco Summer Hour, Town Tattler

Aug 22nd: Remembering James Stewart

Suspense, Philco Radio Time, Lux Radio Theater, Jack Benny Program, Six Shooter

Aug 29th: The Surrender of Japan and the End of World War II

Japanese Surrender Ceremony, World News Today, Philco Summer Hour, Command Performance, Bob Hope Show

Sep 5th: Big Bands of the 1930s and '40s

Camel Caravan, Glen Miller and His Orchestra, Artie Shaw and His Orchestra, Jubilee #146, Duke Ellington Treasury Program, I Sustain the Wings, Our Special Guest Karl Pearson

Sep 12th: Mayberry on the Air

Bobby Benson and the B-Bar-B Riders, Family Theater, First Nighter, Gunsmoke, Damon Runyon Theater

Sep 19th: Our Miss Brooks, Casey, Crime Photographer, Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street, Challenge of the Yukon, Hallmark Playhouse, Sherlock Holmes

Sep 26th: Radio in Space

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet, Speaking of Radio, Dimension X, Space Patrol, Suspense


Previous Programs

Aug 8th: V-J Day Is Here: The War Is Over!

Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, Tom Mix Ralston Straightshooters, News Bulletin, News, News Round-Up, Milwaukee Victory Celebration, Victory Celebrations, NBC News, Fourteen August

Aug 1st: Early August, 945

President Harry S. Truman, Arch Oboler's Plays, News of the Day, From the Pacific, Lowell Thomas, World News Today, Gabriel Heatter, The Whistler

Jul 25th: Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Henry Morgan Show, News of the World, Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Little Orphan Annie, Jack Pearl Show, Escape

Jul 18th: More Stars of the Swimsuit Issue

Suspense, Doris Day Show, Academy Award, Grand Marquee, Great Scenes from Great Plays, Jimmy Durante Show