How B’day Girl Oprah Winfrey Has Changed Lives on Her Show
Oprah Winfrey doesn’t just turn life around for those in her audience, but also for people watching across the globe. From making people tear up to touching hearts with making dreams come true for real, she has done it all on TV. As Oprah turns a year older today, here are 5 epic moments from her phenomenal talk show that we’ll never forget.
When You Win a Car on Oprah!
This woman might look crazy but can you blame her? She just won a car on Oprah’s show! This episode made headlines when the world’s most popular host gave away cars to each and every one of the members of the audience. Didn’t your heart skip a beat when she said “You get a car and you get a car and you get a car”! I wasn’t one of the lucky ones but it made me smile ear to ear.
Surprises Soldiers By Reuniting Them With Their Families
Awwww! The look that this baby girl gives her soldier dad just makes my heart melt. Oprah invited American Soldiers who had been serving the country in Iraq on her show and these guys had no idea what was waiting for them. Their families came out on stage to meet them and the rest of the episode was a mushfest of a different level.
What?? A Trip to Australia? With Oprah?
Anything can happen on the Oprah Winfrey show. On the show’s 25th anniversary episode, she gave a SUPER surprise to her audience. She took her entire audience to Australia! It was a jaw-dropping moment for all.
The Look When Oprah Gives You the Shock of Your Life!
The life of a hardworking single mom changed like you can never imagine, when she came on Oprah’s show. Bernadette looked happy till Oprah decided she wanted to do something even bigger than just refurbishing her old house. She decided to gift her new one!
When Oprah Makes Your Dreams Come True
This time, Oprah did something that even the lord couldn’t manage. She reunited this girl with her parents and siblings after 12 whole years. Clementine and her sister had been separated from their family in Africa. Angel Oprah walked in with the whole family and reunited them on her show and the floodgate of tears opened up both on stage and amid the audience.
These are just a handful of overwhelming moments from Oprah’s long running TV show. So here’s wishing our favourite TV celebrity humanitarian, a very very happy birthday!
(This article is from The Quint’s archives and was first published on January 29, 2016. It is now being republished to mark Oprah Winfrey’s birthday.)