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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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Upcoming Programs

Jan 23rd: From Radio to Movies...and Back Again

Suspense, Nightbeat, Frontier Town, Defense Attorney, Hallmark Playhouse, Our Special Guest Bob Kolososki

Jan 30th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1956

Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar, X Minus One, Paul Gibson, Camel Rock & Roll Dance Party, Fort Laramie

Feb 6th: Jack Benny Program, Hollywood is on the Air, Town Hall Tonight

Feb 13th: Jack Benny Program, Speaking of Radio, Duffy's Tavern, Burns and Allen Show, Command Performance

Feb 20th: Jack Benny Program, Lux Radio Theater, Hallmark Playhouse

Feb 27th: Jack Benny Program, Salute to Jack Benny, Bob Hope Show, Suspense

Mar 6th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1947

Escape, Drene Time, Voyage of the Scarlet Queen, Screen Guild Players, Casey, Crime Photographer

Mar 13th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1953

Fibber McGee and Molly, Crime Classics, Father Knows Best, Welcome Travelers, Hilltop House, Railroad Hour, Gunsmoke

Mar 20th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1944

Kraft Music Hall, Hop Harrigan, Comedy Caravan, Weird Circle, Vic and Sade, Nick Carter, Master Detective, It Pays to be Ignorant

Mar 27th: Radio in the Mid-1930s

Calling All Cars, Music By Gershwin, Stoopnagle and Bud, Fleischmann Yeast Hour, Chandu the Magician, Fred Waring Show

Previous Programs

Jan 16th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1941

It's Time to Smile, Jack Armstrong, The All-American Boy, Information Please, The Shadow, Fibber McGee and Molly, Jergens Journal, Columbia Workshop

Jan 9th: Stars Over Hollywood, Dave Garroway Show, Murder By Experts, Sez Who?, Screen Guild Players

Jan 2nd: Radio Through the Decades

Light's Golden Jubilee, Town Hall Tonight, Four-Star Playhouse, Martin and Lewis Show, Theater Five

Dec 26th: Season's Greetings

Jack Benny Program, Escape, Great Gildersleeve, Theater Guild on the Air, Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Dec 19th: Radio to Wrap, Bake and Decorate By

Nick Carter, Master Detective, Cinnamon Bear, Bing Crosby Show, First Nighter, Jack Benny Program