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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

Dec 15th: Radio To Wrap, Bake and Decorate By

Kraft Music Hall, Boston Blackie, The Big Show, World News Today, Fibber McGee and Molly

Dec 22nd: Merry Christmas!

Coronet Little Show, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jimmy Durante Show, King George VI, I Sustain the Wings, Jack Benny Program, An Old-Time Radio Christmas Carol

Dec 29th: Happy New Year!

Radio Hall of Fame, Fibber McGee and Molly, Suspense, Gene Autry's Melody Ranch, Jack Benny Program

Jan 5th: Art Hellyer Show, Lux Radio Theatre, Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Pet Milk Show

Jan 12th: Screen Guild Players, Lum and Abner, Mysterious Traveler, Charlie McCarthy Show, Adventures of Sam Spade, Our Miss Brooks

Jan 19th: Dragnet, Kraft Music Hall, Speaking of Radio, Duffy's Tavern, Lux Radio Theatre

Jan 26th: Radio in the Winter of 1944

America Salutes the President's Birthday, Ten Who Escaped From Tojo. Skelly News, Hop Harrigan, Fibber McGee and Molly, Man Behind the Gun

Feb 2nd: Jack Benny Program, Speaking of Radio, Love Thy Neighbor Premiere

Feb 9th: Jack Benny Program, Suspense, Fred Allen Show

Feb 16th: Jack Benny Program, Treasury Star Parade #255, Lux Radio Theatre

Feb 23rd: World News Today, Jack Benny Program, Eddie Cantor Show

Mar 2nd: The Stars of the Silent Screen Speak - on Radio!

Suspense, Old Gold Comedy Theatre, Adventures of Nero Wolfe, Rudy Vallee Show, Our Special Guest Bob Kolososki

Mar 9th: Bob and Ray, Fibber McGee and Molly, Quiet Please, Kraft Music Hall, Mystery Chef, Sealtest Village Store, New World A-Comin'

Mar 16th: Adventures of Superman, Great Gildersleeve, The Whistler, Uncle Sam Presents, Sherlock Holmes, Red Skelton Show

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

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

Previous Programs

Dec 8th: Radio To Address Cards By

Broadway Is My Beat, Christmas Seal Campaign, Suspense, Christmas Package, Columbia Workshop, Screen Directors' Playhouse

Dec 1st: Radio To Plan Your List By

Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, Tom Powers' Life Stories, Edward R. Murrow, Fibber McGee and Molly, Harold Peary Show, Hallmark Hall of Fame

Nov 24th: Radio To Get Into the Holiday Spirit By

Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Guest Star, Command Performance, This Is Your FBI

Nov 17th: Annual Thanksgiving Show

Jack Benny Program, Quiz Kids, Philco Radio Time, Casey, Crime Photographer, Soldiers in Greasepaint

Nov 10th: Radio from the Prairie State

Dick Jurgens and His Orchestra, Little Orphan Annie, Breakfast with the Johnsons, Curtain Time, Man on the Farm, Destination Freedom, Jack Benny Program