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Desiree (DeDe) Hunt Ball Peterson, d. 7/20/77;  Lucille Ball’s mother, encouraged Lucille’s ambitions and guested in (“Here’s Lucy”) “Lucy and Johnny Carson”, 1969; was the much-recognized ‘voice’ of laughter, and “Uh-oh”, in (“I Love Lucy”) laugh tracks, an invention of Charles Douglas, is born this date, 9/21, in 1892.

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William Frawley (Lucy's Fred Mertz), appears in Pathe Exchange's comedy/short, FancyThat, as Percy, among many others, released on this date in 1929.


William Frawley (Lucy's Fred Mertz), appears in Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation's, Stop, Look and Love, as Joe Haller; with Virginia Brissac, uncredited, among many other stars, released on this date in 1939.

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Y-HappY BirthdaY, to:

 

 

JimmY Garrett, actor, 8 titles; featured in Desilu pilot, The Victor Borge ComedYTheater, 1962 - first segment of three sketches, “Suzuki Beane”; then, later that year, is cast as Lucille Ball’s youngest child, JerrY Carmichael, The LucYShow; later cast in Desi Arnaz Productions' pilot, The Carol Channing Show, written by MadelYn Davis and Bob Carroll, Jr.; directed by Desi Arnaz, which did not sell; his last acting job, 1966; later, ran an agencY for child actors, with his wife. JimmY was one of the guest Headliners in Jamestown, Lucille Ball BirthdaY Bash, 2003; as well as guest, GAB Entertainment's, You Know The Face, Lucille appearing archivally, 2009, is born this date, 9/23, in 1954.

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 On the occasion of HIS birthday:

 

John Mylong, actor, 168 titles; guest, (“I Love Lucy”) “Lucy Goes to Monte Carlo”; “Paris at Last”, 1956; as well as Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse “Perilous”, 1959, is born this date in 1892.

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On the occasion of HIS birthday:

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William S. Paley, d. 10/26/90; broadcasting pioneer; Chairman of the Board and chief executive who built CBS from a small radio network into one of the foremost radio and television network operations in the United States; Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz’ employer; pays tribute to them, Museum of Television & Radio, in NY, CBS Salutes Lucy: The First 25 Years, 1976; with Lucille, NBC: The Big Event: TV Guide, The First 25 Years, 1979; charter inductee, with Lucille, and others, in NBC’, The First Academy of TV Arts and Sciences Television Hall of Fame, 1984; is born this date in 1901.

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