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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

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

Jul 6th: Dance Bands on the Air

All-Star Parade of Bands, Coty Hour, Gus Arnheim and His Cocoanut Grove Orchestra, Eno Penthouse, Your Saturday Dance Date, Our Special Guest Karl Pearson

Jul 13th: A Date with Judy, Screen Directors' Playhouse, Your Army Service Forces, Words at War, Fred Allen Show, Democratic National Convention

Jul 20th: Radio Goes to the Moon

Dimension X, Hollywood Star Time, Railroad Hour, Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, Space Patrol, The Northerners

Jul 27th: Curtain Time, Gangbusters, Woodbury Program, Songs By Sinatra, Command Performance #122, Our Special Guest Chuck Schaden

Aug 3rd: Agnes Moorhead, First Lady of Radio

Suspense, The Shadow, Mayor of the Town, Cavalcade of America, Screen Guild Players

Aug 10th: Your All-Time Hit Parade, Speaking of Radio, Hall of Fantasy, Speaking of Radio, Stan Freeberg Show, Tales of the Texas Rangers

Aug 17th: Boston Blackie, Kay Kyser's Kollege of Musical Knowledge, Between You and Jane Cowl, Chase and Sanborn Program, Liberation of Paris

Aug 24th: Humor Begins at Home

Hallmark Playhouse, Lux Radio Theatre, Ford Theatre, Mr. and Mrs. Blandings

Aug 31st: Glenn Miller on the Air

Glenn Miller and His Orchestra, Chesterfield Moonlight Serenade, Music for the Wehrmacht, American Band of the AEF

Sep 7th: Henry Morgan Show, Words at War, Kraft Music Hall, Mr. District Attorney, Bob Hope Show, Inner Sanctum

Sep 14th: Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Hardy Family, It Pays to Be Ignorant, Vic and Sade, Gene Autry's Melody Ranch

Sep 21st: Jimmy Durante Show, GI Jive #878, Transatlantic Call, Speaking of Radio, Our Miss Brooks, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Adventures of Philip Marlowe

Sep 28th: Six Shooter, Transatlantic Call, My Favorite Husband, World News Today, The Whistler, Jack Benny Program

Previous Programs

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

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 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 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