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Which brings us to: , this is how dating shows referred to those seeking love on TV) was brought to the stage, seated out of his or her eyesight behind a rotating wall.
Everyone watched the same shows, and those programs inevitably depicted characters dating.
"There were three or four shows you could watch on network television, and movies were aimed at a broad general audience in a way that they aren't today," says Bailey.
Dates as we know them first became popular about a hundred years ago, when courtship rituals moved outside the home and into the public arena.
According to historian and University of Kansas professor Beth Bailey, the word "date" was first used in the late 1800s in lower-class communities to signify an act of prostitution.