Dating game show killer
In 1978, Rodney Alcala was a contestant on the "The Dating Game," one of America's most popular television shows at the time.
Handsome, successful, and romantic, he was embraced by the audience—and chosen as the winner by the beautiful bachelorette.
And so, for the last three digits he simply used his wedding date (April 7) and his wife's birth month (March), making it ,743.
For some, even hearing his name sends chills down the spine.
Upon his 2010 conviction for five murders from the 1970's, American mass media dubbed him the "Dating Game Killer".
This moniker stems from a successful appearance on the 1970's American television show "The Dating Game".
, you know that the most fun part is trying to guess the total of several items added together at the end of the show. That was until Terry Kniess appeared on the US version and guessed the price of a showcase correctly.
But you know full well no-one's going to get it completely right. This had never happened in the 38 years the show had been on air.
Until they learned the truth about his In 1978, Rodney Alcala was a contestant on the "The Dating Game," one of America's most popular television shows at the time. You will always be able to play your favorite games on Kongregate.However, certain site features may suddenly stop working and leave you with a severely degraded experience. We strongly urge all our users to upgrade to modern browsers for a better experience and improved security.Despite this, he enrolled in UCLA’s School of Fine Arts and earned his bachelor degree in 1968, the same year he raped his first known victim Tali Shapiro.Rodney Alcala (born Rodney James Alcala; August 23 1943) is a convicted rapist and serial killer.