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I think I'll end up doing a little bit of both." The pressure was mounting for Oprah and her small staff to come up with a topic for the big day.The team finally settled on doing a good old fashioned dating show, "How to Marry the Man or Woman of Your Choice." The topic really struck a chord with viewers, making the show a huge success.
Tina won't be asking Oprah to go on tour anytime soon…but she's still "simply the best"!"I sobbed and cried because I felt I was not good enough for Sidney," she remembers."I felt like I didn't ask any questions that I should have asked. I felt like he would never know that I was a smart person with a brain in my head." Just when Oprah thought she couldn't feel any worse about an interview, the phone rang!" "Roger Ebert told me that syndication would be a good thing for my show," says Oprah. At midnight on September 8, 1986—exactly eight hours before her very first national television show—Oprah wrote an auspicious journal entry."And there were people who had syndicated his show who were interested in talking to me about it."Less than two years after Oprah debuted on A. "I keep wondering how my life will change, if it will change, and what all this means. " "Maybe going national was to help me realize that I have important work," Oprah writes. And I vacillate between letting this be the most spectacular moment ever and getting goose bumps tomorrow or trying to treat it like an ordinary show.Then, after hearing that a morning show in Chicago needed a new host, Oprah says she became obsessed with getting the job.
This shot from the original audition tape that got her hired in Chicago is a blast from the past! To her surprise, the show was a bit of a disaster at first.
"One of Stevie Wonder's biggest fans got the surprise of a lifetime during the Oprah Show's Wildest Dreams season.
Jake Simpson, the reigning Star Search Grand Champion, came on the show expecting to talk about his big win.
Read Tina's surprise 20th anniversary message for Oprah.
Looking back over the years, Oprah says there have been a handful of moments that simply make her cringe!
"I had literally starved myself for four months—not a morsel of food—to get into that pair of size 10 Calvin Klein jeans," Oprah remembers. I remember thinking that if he could do that, I wonder what I could do.