The show’s format: a young man or woman questions three members of the opposite sex, hidden from her view, to determine which one would be the best date. ” a teenage Michael Jackson asked one of his potential dates on a 1972 episode of the show. “We’d go out to dinner, and then I’d go over to your house.” Lange was born on Aug. Paul, Minn., where as a young man he discovered a passion for local radio.
The questions were designed by the show’s writers to elicit sexy answers. He worked as a disc jockey for decades, and upon his retirement from broadcasting in 2005, he was the morning DJ for KABL-FM in the San Francisco Bay Area, which specializes in playing classics from the Big Band era to the 1970s.
Still, she helped to bust stereotypes about female hosts on both sides of the pond.
Even a pre- Farrah Fawcett appeared on the program, introduced as “an accomplished artist and sculptress” with a dream to open her own gallery.
Even in her 90s White is still going strong, so there's always a possibility that we'll see her back in action as a game show host.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire was a massive hit in prime time, and when the show moved to syndication a new host was needed to replace the incomparable Regis Philbin.
PHOTOS: Tributes: The Stars We’ve Lost “As much as he’s known for his television work, his real love was radio,” his wife said.
“He loved doing local radio, especially before it was computerized.” Lange is survived by a sister, five children, two stepchildren and four grandchildren.