On December 1 Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz got married…

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

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz www.facebook.com/I.Love.Lucy

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz
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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. 

“I Love Lucy” promo shot
CBS Television / Desilu Productions

Their marriage produced two children, Lucie Desiree Arnaz, and Desiderio Alberto Arnaz, IV. The couple’s marriage lasted almost 20 years, eventually divorcing on May 4, 1960. 

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in the 1950s  TV Radio Mirror

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in the 1950s
TV Radio Mirror

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