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On December 1 Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz got married...

On December 1, 1940 Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz got married.

The couple met in 1940 when Lucille Ball was filming the Rodgers and Hart musical “Too Many Girls.” Their marriage eventually became the central theme and inspiration of the television sitcom “I Love Lucy,” which subsequently became an international sensation.  53 more words


I Love Lucy-65 Years And Still Going Strong

This past Saturday, October 15th, marked the 65th anniversary of the premiere of I Love Lucy.

I Love Lucy is and will forever be a classic. 357 more words


October 15th I Love Lucy Day

It was on October 15th, 1951 that “I Love Lucy” went into production. It was the first show ever to have a script and be filmed live in front of an audience that got in for free! 317 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

"I Love Lucy": Celebrating 65 Years of a Comedic Classic

Lucy, you got some ‘splainin’ to do!

And you can start by explaining how a television show that first premiered 65 years ago today is still more popular and beloved than 90% of all the other programs which have aired in the last six decades. 2,988 more words

Film, Literature & Commentary

I Love Lucy

This post is dedicated to the undisputed queen of comedy on what would have been her birthday.  Lucille Ball was a woman of extraordinary talent and power.   872 more words

Classic TV

On August 6 Lucille Ball was born...

On August 6, 1911 Lucille Ball was born.

” Lucille Ball — whose career in front of the camera spanned five decades — served as a pioneer for female comedians, as well as for the television industry itself. 248 more words


On July 26 Vivian Vance was born...

On July 26, 1909 Vivian Vance was born. Besides having an extensive background in theater, including stints on Broadway, Vance is best known for playing the role of Ethel Mertz in the sitcom  868 more words