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.
- 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
- 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"