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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 20th: Radio's Easter Basket

Kraft Music Hall, Mel Blanc Show, The Shadow, I Sustain the Wings, Ceiling Unlimited, Great Gildersleeve

Apr 27th: Our 49th Anniversary Show - 'Thanks for Listening'

Canada Dry Program, Ed Wynn Show, Linit Bath Club Revue, Jack Pearl Show, Stoopnagle and Budd, Texaco Town

May 4th: Spotlight on Betty Lynn

Family Theatre, Speaking of Radio. Screen Directors' Playhouse, Lux Radio Theatre

May 11th: Jack Benny Program, Escape, Skelly News, Drene Time, GI Jive #829, Words at War, Life of Riley

May 18th: Bing Crosby Show, The Big Story, Roy Rogers Show, Command Performance #120, Columbia Presents Corwin, Martin and Lewis Show

May 25th: Big Bands In 1944

One Night Stand #328, Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands #511, Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra, Louis Prima and His Orchestra, Uncle Sam Presents, Jubilee #107, Our Special Guest Karl Pearson

Jun 1st: D-Day Is Here! - Part 1

President Franklin D. Roosevelt, D-Day News Special, Valiant Lady, Light of the World, General Charles de Gaulle, Aunt Jenny's True Life Stories, King George IV

Jun 8th: D-Day Is Here! - Part 2

D-Day News Special, Passing Parade, D-Day Special Feature, Ginny Simms Show, Columbia Presents Corwin, Fibber McGee and Molly

Jun 15th: D-Day Is Here! - Part 3

President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Bob Hope Show, Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians, Red Skelton Show, D-Day News Special, Kate Smith Speaks, Guiding Light, Invasion News Special, Orson Welles' Almanac

Jun 22nd: Ten-Two-Four Ranch, Suspense, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jack Benny's 10th Anniversary Dinner, Arch Oboler's Plays

Jun 29th: Fibber McGee and Molly, Nick Carter, Master Detective, Gold Coast Show, We Will Never Die

Previous Programs

Apr 20th: Radio's Easter Basket

Kraft Music Hall, Mel Blanc Show, The Shadow, I Sustain the Wings, Ceiling Unlimited, Great Gildersleeve

Apr 13th: Fibber McGee and Molly, Suspense, Judy Canova Show, Green Hornet, Burns and Allen Show, Doctors at War

Apr 6th: Kraft Music Hall, Mr. District Attorney, World News Today

Mar 30th: The Doctors Are In!

Doctors at War, Story of Dr. Kildare, Crime Doctor, Joyce Jordan, MD, Dr. Sixgun, Strange Dr. Weird, Dr. Christian

Mar 23rd: Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, Night in a Fox Hole, X Minus One, Speaking of Radio, Suspense, Your Hit Parade