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His hosting tenure included many celebrity guests as contestants, including Michael Jackson, Steve Martin, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Burt Reynolds, Tom Selleck and a pre. Lange spoke to this in a 1992 interview with the , saying, "Radio is the theater of the mind. You don't have to worry about lighting directors and cameramen or script writers and all that. and the San Francisco area, which, his wife said even was his "real love," despite being widely known for his television work. In 1967, "The Dating Game" had a special Father's Day episode featuring Groucho Marx's daughter, Melinda.Sadly, Jackson later revealed to Andy Warhol in a 1977 interview, "I've never been on a date outside of 'The Dating Game.' And that was work."Andy Kaufman was a nationally known comedian, but his "Foreign Man" character was not yet a sensation on the sitcom "Taxi" when he made his 1978 appearance on "The Dating Game." While Kaufman's appearance is outrageously entertaining in its own right, it's almost more fun to watch Lange and the other two bachelors try to understand just what this guy was doing on the show. Olympia and a business student at UCLA when he appeared on "The Dating Game" in 1973.PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of movies and TVArnold Schwarzenegger was a bodybuilding celebrity, Mr. He's starred in "Hercules in New York," but "Pumping Iron," "The Terminator" and the governorship of California was in his future.PHOTOS: Notable deaths of 2014Does the onetime self-proclaimed King of Pop surprise you?
These guests were either huge stars before their appearance or after their appearance.
And one made news for reasons having nothing to do with show business.
Incidentally, Schwarzenegger was in a relationship with English teacher Barbara Outland Baker at the time he appeared on this show.
Their relationship lasted from 1969 until 1974, according to the memoir she published years later.
It was during these years that many single guests appeared on the show who would later go on to be big stars in their own right.
And we're not talking Ken Jennings kind of celebrities.