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Before She was A Game Show Hostess, Vanna White Was a Game Show Contestant
Before she became the hostess of the television game show, Wheel of Fortune , Vanna White was herself, a game show contestant. On June 20, 1980, White, a former pageant contestant, appeared on The Price is Right. White was one of the four contestants called to the podiums to bid on a price, but she did not make it on stage to continue playing. Just a few years later, White and two other young ladies were selected to be temporary hosts of Wheel of Fortune following Susan Stafford’s departure from the show. On December 13, 1982, White was awarded the position as game show hostess on a permanent basis, a job she has held for 36 years now.
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