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. Named TV Guide’s “Biggest TV Star of All Time,” Ball was only one of two women to…

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 “I Love Lucy,” “The Lucy Desi Comedy Hour,” as well as appearing on the “The Lucy Show.” When casting for “I Love Lucy” began,…

On April 26 Lucille Ball passed away…

On April 26, 1989 Lucille Ball passed away due to an aortic aneurysm at the age of  77. She is best remembered for starring in the classic sitcom, “I Love Lucy,” alongside her husband, Desi Arnaz, and Vivian Vance and William Frawley. After “I Love Lucy,” she expanded her television career with “The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour,”…

On February 26 William Frawley was born…

On February 26, 1887 William Frawley was born. Throughout his extensive work in film, appearing in over 100 films, he is best remembered as playing landlord Fred Mertz in “I Love Lucy” and the “The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour,” and his work afterwards in “My Three Sons.” During his time on “I Love Lucy,” Frawley often…

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.  Their marriage produced two…

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. Named TV Guide’s “Biggest TV Star of All Time,” Ball was only one of two women to…

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 “I Love Lucy,” “The Lucy Desi Comedy Hour,” as well as appearing on the “The Lucy Show.” When casting for “I Love Lucy” began,…

On April 26 Lucille Ball passed away…

On April 26, 1989 Lucille Ball passed away due to an aortic aneurysm at the age of  77. She is best remembered for starring in the classic sitcom, “I Love Lucy,” alongside her husband, Desi Arnaz, and Vivian Vance and William Frawley. After “I Love Lucy,” she expanded her television career with “The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour,”…