1 of 15: 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' debuted its first national episode -- 'How to Marry the Man/Woman of Your Choice' -- on Sept. 8, 1986. This photo of Oprah Winfrey was taken in Los Angeles, Calif., on Aug. 19, 1986, less than one month before the show. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)

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