Full Name: Lucille Ball
Why Famous: The star of the sitcoms "I Love Lucy", "The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour", "The Lucy Show", "Here's Lucy" and "Life with Lucy", and was one of the most popular and influential stars in the United States during her lifetime. She had one of Hollywood's longest careers.
1940-11-30 - "I Love Lucy" actress Lucille Ball (28) weds actor Desi Arnaz (23) in Greenwich, Connecticut
1949-06-01 - Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz wed for the second time
1960-03-04 - Lucille Ball files divorce from Desi Arnaz
Historical Events in the Life of Lucille Ball
1951-10-15 - "I Love Lucy", starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, debuts on CBS
1960-12-11 - Coleman/Leigh's musical "Wildcat" with Lucille Ball premieres in NYC
1985-11-05 - CBS' premiere of TV made Lucille Ball drama "Stone Pillow"