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Oprah's giveaways are legendary, but it was the last one that had an effect on tourism numbers in Australia. Free trip for a week for hundreds even got Australia's biggest stars out for appearances.

Oprah Winfrey speaks on stage during the first taping of the "Oprah Winfrey Show" at the Sydney Opera House on December 14, 2010 in Sydney, Australia. 12,000 audience members were selected from 350,000 applicants to participate in two tapings of "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Oprah descended on...

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