KFRU schedule for a typical broadcast day in 1957

This is the schedule for KFRU for Thursday, February 7, 1957, as published in the previous day's Columbia Missourian:

6:00 News
6:05 Mornin' Neighbors
6:30 On the Farm
6:40 Country Tunes
6:45 Farm Fare*
6:55 News
7:00 Musical Clock
7:25 Sports Extra*
7:30 News*+
7:45 Jim Ameche
7:50 Myron J. Bennett
7:55 Quickie Quiz*+
8:00 Breakfast Club.
9:00 My True Story
9:30 A Girl Marries
9:45 Whispering Sts.
10:00 Koffee Klatch
10:15 Party Line*
10:30 News
10:35 Party Line*
11:00 Koffee Klatch
11:05 Feminine Circle
11:10 Weather*
11:15 Shirley Mason
11:30 Manhattan Music
11:40 News
11:50 Trading Post*+
11:55 Tops for Today
12:00 Paul Harvey*
12:15 Record Report
12:30 Farm & Home Hr.
12:55 News*
1:00 MFA Neighbors
1:15 Syncopation
2:00 Martin Block
2:45 Instrumental
2:55 News*
3:00 Jack Paar
3:15 Your Marriage
3:30 Record Van
4:55 Society Secretary.
5:00 Weather
5:05 Music
5:30 Big Three
5:45 Sports
6:00 News
6:15 Quincy Howe
6:30 Record Recaps
7:00 Music Hall
7:25 News
7:30 Opera Aud.
7:55 News
8:00 Music Hall
8:25 News
8:30 Mystery Classics
8:55 People in the News
9:00 Boston Blackie
9:30 Daydreams
10:00 News and Sports*
10:15 Kampus Korner
10:45 What's New
11:00 Disc Derby
11:55 News
12:00 Midnight Matinee

* indicates shows still on the air (sometimes in slightly altered time slots) in 1984
+ indicates programs still on the air today (in some form)

Station hours were 5 am to 2 am. "Country Tunes" was later renamed "Morning Country Style" and ran 5 am to 7 am. When the station started changing its program schedule in 1984, our biggest howls of protest came from the removal of "Morning Country Style" and the removal of the daily sign-on and recording of the "Lord's Prayer" at 5:55 am. We finally had to do it at 5:05 am.

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