leenorman Posted September 25, 2010 Report Share Posted September 25, 2010 September 25 Lucille Ballâ€™s father, Henry â€œHadâ€ Durrell Ball, is born this date in 1887. Aldo Ray, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnazâ€™, guest co-star, Desilu Playhouse, 1958; as well as guest, Desilu Productionsâ€™, Hereâ€™s Hollywood, 1962, is born this date in 1926. Lucille Ballâ€™s paternal grandmother, Nellie Ball, was baptized in the Busti Baptist (now Busti Federated Church), a southern Village just on the southern outskirts of Jamestown, NY, this date in 1892. LA Examiner, Hollywood Parade, Ella Wickersham: â€œLucille Ball is giving her acting â€˜allâ€™ to The Rains Came, was the charade enacted following the gustatory barbecue which friends of Lucille Ball tossed at their Encino home. Many stars were in attendance, as was Lucille,â€ published this date in 1939. LA Daily News, Raves and Raps, Harry Mines: Youâ€™re Right, Theyâ€™re Wrong, being filmed during a 'heat wave' in LA! Stars wore icepacks atop their domes when not in a scene and fought off the envious,â€ published this date in 1939. Lucille Ball appears on Picture Show (England) Magazine cover with Red Skelton, on this date in 1943. Lucille Ball co-stars with Don Ameche on CBS Radioâ€™s Lux Radio Theater â€œLucky Partners,â€ this date in 1944. Lucille Ball appears in Life Magazine this date in 1950. The CBSâ€™ Sunday Lucy Show: 30 minutes black & white: This is a collection of (â€œI Love Lucyâ€) programs, beginning April 3 until October 30 - this weekâ€™s episode #44. Because so many home viewers requested to see the early episodes, as they did not have television sets when they originally aired, CBS and the Arnazes re-ran these shows in the late afternoon on Sundays, this date in 1955. Desilu Productions' Cavalcade of America, â€œA Bed of Rosesâ€, co-starring, among others, Kathryn Card, airs on this date in 1956. The Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse Presents the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show #11: â€œMilton Berle Hides Out At the Ricardos,â€ co-starring veteran supporting cast members, Elvia Allman, Larry Keating, Sid Melton, Frank Mitchell, Walter Pietila, Herman Snyder, and Keith Thibodeaux, as Little Ricky, airs this date in 1959. CBS, which now owns the 179 (â€œI Love Lucyâ€) films outright, re-titles the last thirteen episodes Lucy in Connecticut and beams it every Sunday night in prime time for the duration of the summer, airing this date in 1960. Lucille Ball appears on CBS, The Garry Moore Show, to plug Wildcat, airing this date in 1960. CBSâ€™ (â€œI Love Lucyâ€) â€“ 30-minutes, black & white â€“ For four weeks, CBS airs re-runs of this series to fill a scheduling gap. This is the last prime-time airing of the series in a regular time slot, this date in 1961. Desilu Productionsâ€™, Glynis, created by Jess Oppenheimer, starring Glynis Johnson and Keith Andes, Lucille Ball co-star in Wildcat, airs for the first time on this date in 1963. Lucille Ball and Vivian Vance, appear with many other CBS stars and others, on CBS: 'The Stars' Address' airing this date in 1963. Desilu-filmed, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., starring Jim Nabors, as Gomer Pyle, â€œGomer Overcomes the Obstacle Courseâ€, co-starring Frank Sutton, premieres this date in 1964. The Post Journal, Jamestown NY -TV Preview: Hollywood (AP) by Vernon Scott: â€œBanker on â€˜Lucyâ€™ Series Leads Desert Rat Life Off The Screen â€“ Gale Gordon, the imperious banker of the Lucy series, and every Lucille Ball TV show, is a Desert rat off-screen. Impeccably tailored on the show, the quiet, thoughtful actor spends his time attired in old work clothes, tinkering, fixing and puttering around in his home at Borrego Springs, a Desert community 170 miles from Hollywood, 38 miles from the Salton Sea. He and his wife have lived in the home, which is built of earth and cement, for nine years and there is no real kitchen. He drives to and from the desert in a speedy sports car. When hauling supplies, he uses his station wagon,â€ published this date in 1965. (The Lucy Show) â€œLucy and the French Movie Starâ€, guest co-starring Jacques Bergerac, as a romantic interest, airing this date in 1967. Desi Arnaz is appointed to a two-year term, as Member of the Advisory Council for Minority Enterprise, by President Richard M. Nixon, this date in 1970. (â€œHereâ€™s Lucyâ€) â€œHarrison Carter, Male Nurseâ€, with veteran Lucy supporting cast member, Vanda Barra - in the young peopleâ€™s absence, Harry is put in charge of Lucyâ€™s convalescence after hospitalization, and he must perform the 24-hour-a-day duty, airing this date in 1972. Drama-Logue: Lucille Ball â€“ â€œI was never out of work. Thatâ€™s the astonishing thing. I always had a very well-paid apprenticeship,â€ this date in 1986. Henna Hooperâ€™s Hollywood . . . News from the Wonderful World of Lucy - The Museum of Television and Radio, in honor of the 50th Anniversary of (â€œI Love Lucyâ€), presents a month-long screening series of many of the showâ€™s most classic episodes with the original commercials and animated opening sequence, entitled â€œLots of Lucyâ€, this date in 2001. The Lucy Lounge Forum Website â€“ 'luvsbway1' - â€œBABALU-CY! - The Art of Desi Arnaz, created by and starring Greg Purnhagen, an actor-singer believes that Desi Arnaz had never gotten the credit he deservedwho conveys the Cuban-born entertainer's stunned joy at his enormous success in America; performances at The Actors Temple Theatre, NYC, commencing this and through October 12th,â€ posted this date in 2009. September 26 George Raft, Lucille Ball early film-career friend and co-star, United Artists, The Bowery, 1933, assisted her financially when she bought her first small bungalow in California, enabling her mother, brother, cousin, Cleo, and maternal grandfather to live with her there; as well as guest, Desilu Productionsâ€™, Hereâ€™s Hollywood, 1961, appears with Lucille, via archival footage, Entertaining the Troops, 1994; is born this date in 1895. Jack LaLane, Lucille Ball guest co-star, (â€œHereâ€™s Lucyâ€), 1969, is born this date in 1914. LA Examiner, Cavalcade Home Again: â€œBondstorming through 15 cities for the third war loan, Hollywood Cavalcade will arrive home after selling an estimated $1.1 billion worth of bonds, Treasury Department and others welcomed them home. Lucille Ball and other stars on the tour detrained to thousands of fans,â€ published this date in 1943. LA Examiner: â€œLucille Ball is back from Las Vegas, where she went immediately after she parted from Desi Arnaz,â€ published this date in 1944. â€œLucy Changes Her Mindâ€ (â€œI Love Lucyâ€), wherein Ethel mentions the furniture has been re-arranged in the Ricardosâ€™ living room, which is filmed this date in 1952. Variety: â€œThe most significant Desilu departure - creator/writer, Jess Oppenheimer, announcing that he would leave (â€œI Love Lucyâ€) 'having signed a five-year contract with NBC; â€˜create shows which he will produceâ€™ and have â€˜a percentage ownership of the properties,â€™ whose departure occurred not on the announced â€˜dateâ€™; but, at the end of the Lucy season, originally to have occurred,â€ this date in 1955. Jess Oppenheimer, creator, (â€œI Love Lucyâ€), produced Desilu Productionsâ€™, 30-minute, Hereâ€™s Hollywood, where Hollywood celebrities are interviewed, often at their homes, from 1960-1962, Hosted, at times by Jack Linkletter, Helen Oâ€™Connell, Dean Miller, and Joanne Jordan, The First Host, 10 episodes, from this date until 1/26/61, and which airs for the first time on this date in 1960. Lucille Ball and Gary Morton appear on CBS Password, Lucilleâ€™s first Password appearance and Gary and her first together as a married couple, and after which Lucille invites friends to her home to play the game, airing this date in 1963. Desilu Productions' Fractured Flickers, with veteran supporting cast (Lucy) member, Hans Conried, Host, [who explains what a 'fractured flicker' is; introduces several wacky segments and interviews guests] co-starring this segment, Roddy McDowall and Stan Laurel [via archival footage] which airs on this date in 1963. Ida Moore, Lucille Ball co-star, 1950; co-star, William Frawley (Lucy's Fred Mertz), 1951; as well as cast member (â€œI Love Lucyâ€) 1953; as well as Desilu Productions' Cavalcade of America, 1956, dies this date in 1964. (The Lucy Show) â€œLucy, the Bean Queenâ€ Bob Oâ€™Brien, writer, guest co-starring Ed Begley, with veteran Lucy supporting cast member, Bennett Green - involves returning cases of beans for double their money, airing this date in 1966. Photoplay, Leslie Valentine: â€œLucy Today: Her Life of Love, Luck & Loneliness,â€ published in 1973. Lucie Arnaz, guest stars in ABC's, Death Scream, as Judy, co-starring Raul Julia; Ed Asner, Diahann Carroll, Kate Jackson, Cloris Leachman and Tina Louise; as well as Art Carney, airing this date in 1975. US News and World Report: â€œComedienne Lucille Ball on the Mess in Television Land,â€ published this date in 1977. Desi Arnaz IV stars, as Detective Clint Morgan, in 905 Corporationâ€™s Hungarian TV Fake-Out, also starring Phil Ford, Mimi Hines, Telly Savalas, Pia Zadora, released this date in 1982. Ray Kellogg, guest Desilu-filmed, The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp, 1955-1960; co-star with William Frawley (Lucy's Fred Mertz) Desilu-filmed, The Red Skelton Show, 1958, and 6 other episodes, 1957-1959, guest, Desilu Productionsâ€™, The Californians, 1957, The Walter Winchell File, 1958, 1959, The Gun of Zangara, 1960, The Untouchables, 1960, Desilu-filmed, The Dick Van Dyke Show, 1962-63, The Bill Dana Show, 1963, Desilu Productionsâ€™, Glynis, 1963; veteran supporting cast member, The Lucy Show, 1964; co-starring with Lucie Arnaz 1966; Desilu Productionsâ€™, Vacation Playhouse, 1966; The Lucy Show, co-starring with Vivian Vance (Lucy's Ethel Mertz), 1967; and guest again in 1968, dies this date in 1981. Edith Meiser, supporting cast member (â€œI Love Lucyâ€), 1952, dies this date in 1993. Austin American Statesman (Texas), Jeanne Claire Van Ryzin: â€œClaiming Our History,â€ published this date in 2001. The Lucy Lounge Forum Website â€“ â€œJenny Lewis, cast member, Becky MacGibbon, Life With Lucy, 1986, interview: â€œ. . . pout to work by mother, as a child-actress in Hollywood, aged four, worked alongside Lucille Ball; I wouldn't change it for the world. But, when you're a kid supporting your family, you're forced to keep your eye on the prize. I have a great work ethic, from watching Lucille, not necessarily my own family," posted this date in 2008. The Latest From Everything Lucy Blogspot â€“ Jenny Lewis of â€˜Life With Lucyâ€™ Digs into Her Past â€“ â€œA former child star from a broken home, Jenny Lewis is the voice of Rilo Kiley, who had a cult hit with the Watson Twins. Her new solo album sees her dig ever deeper into the dark side of her past. The Independentâ€™s, Nick Hasted, meets her in LA. Jenny, who played Becky McGibbon with Lucille Ball in â€˜Life With Lucyâ€™ when she was young provided an inside look into her life in an interview,â€ posted this date in 2008. The Post-Journal â€“ by Kristen Johnson â€“ Branding Study Work Ongoing â€“ â€œAn effort to create a brand name, slogan and logo for the City of Jamestown is still underway, though it's behind schedule. The Jamestown Attractor's Group includes, among others, the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Museum. The Group is looking for ways to promote Jamestown as a tourist destination, and the efforts of the Group continue,â€ published on this day in 2009. September 27 John Mylong, veteran supporting cast member, (â€œI Love Lucyâ€) 2 episodes, 1956, and Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse,1959, is born this date in 1892. Frank Gerstle, co-stars, in an uncredited role, with Vivian Vance (Lucy's Ethel Mertz), The Blue Veil, 1951; supporting cast member, (â€œI Love Lucyâ€), 1953, 956; Arnazâ€™ film The Long, Long Trailer, 1953; guest co-star, Desilu Productionsâ€™, Cavalcade of America,1956; The Californians, 1957; U.S. Marshal, 1959; The Untouchables, 1959, 1960; Glynis, 1963; as well as film with Desi Arnaz IV, Murderersâ€™ Row, 1966, is born this date in 1915. Jayne Meadows, actress wife of Steve Allen, many-year friends of the Arnazes; Desilu Productionsâ€™, Hereâ€™s Hollywood, 1960, as well as guest co-star in (â€œHereâ€™s Lucyâ€), 1970, is born this date in 1920. Roger C. Carmel, cast member, Desilu-filmed, My Living Doll, 2 episodes, 1964-65; starring cast member, Desilu Productionsâ€™, Star Trek 2 episodes, 1966, as well as The Mothers-in-Law, 18 episodes between 1967-68, is born this date in 1932. Kathleen Nolan, star, Desilu-filmed, The Real McCoys, as Kate McCoy, 138 episodes, 1957-1962; Desilu Productionsâ€™, Here's Hollywood, 1962, is born this date in 1933. Greg Morris, co-star, Desilu Productions', Mission: Impossible, as Barney Collier, 168 episodes, 1966-1973; co-star, Mission Impossible Versus the Mob, 1968; with Lucille Ball, Swing Out, Sweet Land, 1970; as well as Desilu Productions', You Don't Say, 1975, is born this date in 1933. LA Evening Herald Express, Harrison Carroll: â€œLucille Ball is out of Trailer Romance for days because of all things, she was kicked in the leg by a calf,â€ published this date in 1938. LA Evening Herald Express, Jimmy Starr: â€œWhen Desi Arnaz, that Latin from Manhattan, breezed in from Broadway to Hollywood for filming of Too Many Girls, he met and fell immediately in love with Lucille Ball, and she fell in love with him. RKO, realizing great exploitation in genuine romance in a movie, plans to pick up Desiâ€™s option for another co-starring Lucille Ball. She has invited Desi, in the east on tour, to take her to the preview of the film next week. Heâ€™s flying out for the event,â€ published this date in 1940. Look Magazine: Lucille Ball appears, this date in 1949. Family Circle: Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz â€“ â€œLucy and Desi Make a Movieâ€, published in 1953. (â€œI Love Lucyâ€) â€œDeep Sea Fishingâ€ - wherein the Ricardos and Mertzes, male vs. female, try to outdo each other fishing, and which is filmed this date in 1956. Desi Arnaz, in full costume, during rehearsal intermission of Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse, Tallulah Bankhead guest â€œCelebrity Next Doorâ€, went to the telephone in his office and paid $6 million for purchase of RKO from General Tire, this date in 1957. TV Radio Life cover: Lucille Ball appears, this week in 1958. Look: Lucille Ball appears on cover with Robert Stack (The Untouchables, a Desilu Production) - â€œHow The Untouchables Hyped TVâ€™s Crime Wave,â€ was published this date in 1960. Lucille Ball appears on The Garry Moore Show, with Eydie Gorme and Alan King, airing this date in 1960. Lucille Ball receives Laurel Award, 2nd Place, for The Facts of Life (1960) this date in 1961. Desilu-filmed, My Living Doll, starring Julie Newmar, as Rhoda Miller, 20 episodes, 1964-65, and co-starring Robert Cummings, as Dr. Robert McDonald, 18 episodes, 1964-65; an exceptionally attractive woman (robot) living with an Air Force shrink, later, Peter Robinson, played by Jack Mulaney, who moves in to take care of Rhoda; also co-starring, Roger C. Carmel and Herb Rudley, of The Mothers-in-Law fame, premieres this date in 1964. (The Lucy Show) â€œLucy in the Music Worldâ€ â€“ Bob Oâ€™Brien, writer - a show-within-a-show, with guest co-stars Mel Torme, one of two performances, airing this date in 1965. CBSâ€™ The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour - 60 minutes â€“ black & white â€“ The thirteen hour-long specials that Lucille and Desi did for Ford and Westinghouse are re-run yet again as a summer replacement series this date in 1965. (â€œHereâ€™s Lucyâ€) â€œLucy and Harryâ€™s Italian Bombshellâ€, with guest co-star, Kaye Ballard, as Harryâ€™s long-lost Italian love, and veteran Lucy supporting cast member, Vanna Barra, and airing this date in 1971. Lloyd Nolan, co-star, William Frawley (Lucy's Fred Mertz), 1939; Desi Arnaz co-star, 1944, Lucille Ball early film-career co-star, 1946, 1949, co-star, Frawley, 1951; and Desilu Playhouse, 1959, dies this date in 1985. Life With Lucy â€œLucy Makes a Hit with John Ritterâ€ - John Ritter, as himself, written by Madelyn Davis and Bob Carroll, Jr., guest co-starring Ruth Buzzi, is a customer in the hardware store, with resultant hilarious physical comedy as only the two of them can perform it, airing this date in 1986. Entertainment Weekly - Lisa Schwarzbaum - Review: â€œBall and Chain Lucy, the Outragious Queen of Comedy. Unfortunately Tethers to Mannered, Ladylike Patter in Love, Lucy,â€ published this date in 1996. Donald Oâ€™Connor, Lucille Ballâ€™s friend; guest, Desilu Productionsâ€™, Hereâ€™s Hollywood, 1961; Lucille's co-star Lucy Moves to NBC, 1980, as well as archivally, with Lucille, 1985, dies this date in 2003. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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