Farrah fawcett on the dating game
First Run December 20, 1965 – July 6, 1973 (ABC Daytime) October 6, 1966 – January 17, 1970 (ABC primetime) September 10, 1973 – September 1974 (Syndication) Second Run September 4, 1978 – September 1980 (Syndication) Third Run September 15, 1986 – September 8, 1989 (Syndication) Fourth Run September 9, 1996 – September 1999 (Syndication) The Dating Game is an ABC television show.
It first aired on December 20, 1965 and was the first of many shows created and packaged by Chuck Barris from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Her face seemed to always be on the front page of papers; sometimes out of choice and sometimes simply out of scandal.
Farrah soon dropped this major and opted for art instead, something her sister also did.
The first revival premiered in 1978 and ran until 1980, the second ran from 1986 until 1989, and the last ran from 1996 until 1999 with a season of reruns following.
Jim Lange hosted The Dating Game for its entire ABC network run and the 19 syndicated editions.
Another theory behind the well-known name is that her father, James William Fawcett, reportedly thought it would suit her as it’s the Arabic word for “joy.” The spelling of the name which was originally, Farih, was switched after Pauline reportedly asked to change the spelling to “Farrah.” Thank goodness she did! We can’t blame them, after all, Fawcett was clearly quite the stunner.
Farrah opted for off campus housing and lived at Madison House on 22nd Street.
The 1986 revival was hosted by Elaine Joyce for its first season and Jeff Mac Gregor for its remaining two seasons.
When the show was revived with a different format in 1996, Brad Sherwood was named as its host.
Even at college, she was recognized for her beauty, again being voted one of the “ten most beautiful coeds on campus” as a freshman; and also the first time a freshman had ever been chosen.
In the summer of 1968, and with the permission of her parents, Farrah Fawcett moved to Hollywood to “try her luck.” Her early career began in the late 1960s and spanned nearly four decades.
'They wanted the boy to do sports and the girl to do the dances and stuff that was going on in the Twin Cities — very sexist — and play music once a week.' After The Dating Game brought him national recognition, he also hosted the game shows Hollywood Connection, 0,000 Name That Tune and The New Newlywed Game.