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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

Oct 23rd: A Radio Scrapbook: 1946

Sherlock Holmes, Henry Morgan Show, Bob Elson on Board the Century, Adventures of Superman, Alan Young Show, Academy Award, Philco Radio Time

Oct 30th: Annual Hallowe'en Show

Suspense, The Shadow, Hermit's Cave, Boston Blackie, Our Miss Brooks, Mystery in the Air

Nov 6th: Bob Hope and World War II

Bob Hope Show, Command Performance #126, Speaking of Radio, Screen Guild Players, Mail Call #143, Hail and Farewell

Nov 13th: Remembering Lurene Tuttle

CBS Radio Workshop, The Whistler, Great Gildersleeve, Suspense, Red Skelton Show, Adventures of Sam Spade

Nov 20th: Annual Thanksgiving Show

Mr. President, Fibber McGee and Molly, Big Crosby Show, Let George Do It, Eddie Cantor Show, Passing Parade, Mel Blanc Show

Nov 27th: Radio to Get Into the Holiday Spirit By

Kraft Music Hall, Suspense, Lux Radio Theater, Rocky Fortune, Jack Benny Program

Dec 4th: Radio to Plan Your List By

Jack Benny Program, Terry and the Pirates, Songs By Sinatra, Claudia, My Friend Irma, Sherlock Holmes

Dec 11th: Radio to Address Cards By

Let's Pretend, Screen Directors' Playhouse, Broadway Is My Beat, Great Gildersleeve, Truth or Consequences

Dec 18th: Radio to Wrap, Bake and Decorate By

Nightbeat, Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show, California Caravan, Mario Lanza Show, Cavalcade of America, Fibber McGee and Molly

Dec 25th: Merry Christmas!

Philco Radio Time, Our Miss Brooks, Quiet Please, Father Knows Best, Campbell Playhouse

Previous Programs

Oct 16th: A Radio Scrapbook: 1955

Romance, Jack Benny Program, Barrie Craig, Confidential Investigator, Just Plain Bill, Edgar Bergen Hour, Sgt. Preston of the Yukon

Oct 9th: Radio, By George!

Thirty Minutes in Hollywood, Movietown Radio Theater, Speaking of Radio, Magic Key, Amazing Mr. Malone, Burns and Allen Show

Oct 2nd: A Radio Scrapbook: 1950

Richard Diamond, Private Detective, You Bet Your Life, Story of Dr. Kildare, Harold Peary Show, Dragnet

Sep 25th: Radio in the 1960s: Beyond the Golden Age

Monitor, Heartbeat Theater, Wally Phillips Show, Theater Five, Don McNeill Show, Ron Britain Show, Arthur Godfrey Show