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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.
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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Two Week Archive


Upcoming Programs

Dec 3rd: Radio To Plan Your List By

Great Gildersleeve, Challenge of the Yukon, Vic and Sade, Stars Over Hollywood, Jack Benny Program, Grand Central Station

Dec 10th: Radio To Address Cards By

Fibber McGee and Molly, Gunsmoke, Town Hall Tonight, Damon Runyon Theater, Our Miss Brooks

Dec 17th: Radio To Wrap, Bake and Decorate By

The Shadow, Lux Radio Theater, This Is Your FBI, Judy Canova Show, CBS Radio Workshop

Dec 24th: Merry Christmas!

Matinee With Bob and Ray, A Christmas Carol, Duffy's Tavern, Suspense, Christmas Sing With Bing

Dec 31st: Happy New Year!

Jimmy Durante Show, Harold Peary Show, Big Town, Les Elgart and His Orchestra, Guest Star, Jack Benny Program

Jan 7th: Our Miss Brooks, NBC University Theater, Young Love, Duffy's Tavern

Jan 14th: We Remember Marsha Hunt

Speaking of Radio, Suspense, Smiths of Hollywood, Cavalcade of America

Jan 21st: Adventures of Sam Spade, Henry Morgan Show, Escape, Songs By Sinatra, Challenge of the Yukon, Alan Young Show

Jan 28th: Radio Calling

Boston Blackie, Claudia, Life with Luigi, Nightbeat, Vic and Sade, Father Knows Best, Mysterious Traveler

Feb 4th: Jack Benny Program, Day in the Life of Dennis Day, James Melton Show, Dick Haymes Show

Feb 11th: Jack Benny Program, Burns and Allen Show, Sealtest Variety Theater, Bing Crosby Show

Feb 18th: Jack Benny Program, Jubilee, Glamour Manor

Feb 25th: Jack Benny Program, Dennis Day Show, Campbell Playhouse

Mar 4th: Inner Sanctum, Comedy Caravan, Fibber McGee and Molly, Bold Venture, Bill Stern Sports Newsreel, Command Performance #98

Mar 11th: A Claudette Colbert Quintuple Feature!

Old Gold Comedy Theater, Screen Guild Players, Lux Radio Theater, Screen Directors' Playhouse, Hallmark Playhouse

Mar 18th: Ma Perkins #720, Red Skelton Show, Two Thousand Plus, Aldrich Family, While the City Sleeps, Kraft Music Hall, Dragnet

Mar 25th: Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons, Bob and Ray, Speaking of Radio, Man Called X


Previous Programs

Nov 26th: Radio To Get Into the Holiday Spirit By

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, Guest Star, Life With Luigi, Henry Morgan Show, Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show

Nov 19th: Annual Thanksgiving Show

Jimmy Durante Show, Mark Trail, My Friend Irma, Playhouse of Favorites, Charlie McCarthy Show, Reader's Digest Radio Edition

Nov 12th: Screen Guild Players, Bob Hope Show, Molle Mystery Theater, You Bet Your Life, Fort Laramie, Connee Boswell Show

Nov 5th: Spotlight Revue, X Minus One, Eddie Cantor Show, Green Hornet, Red Skelton Show, Broadway Is My Beat

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