Lucille Ball

Actress and Comedian Lucille Ball Full Name: Lucille Ball

United States of America

Profession: Actress and Comedian
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.

Ball was fortunate to have one of Hollywood's longest careers.

Born: August 6, 1911
Birthplace: Jamestown, New York, USA
Star Sign: Leo

Died: April 26, 1989 (aged 77)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

Historical Events in the Life of Lucille Ball

  • 1951-10-15 "I Love Lucy", starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, debuts on CBS
  • 1953-04-03 American magazine "TV Guide" publishes 1st issue, features on the cover the new born baby of actors Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz Jr.
  • 1960-12-11 Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh's musical "Wildcat" with Lucille Ball premieres in New York City
  • 1985-11-05 CBS' premiere of TV made Lucille Ball drama "Stone Pillow"

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