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b. 7/27/18 d. 10/28/95

Veola Vonn, actress, 28 titles; guest, Lucille Ball, CBS' Radio, My Favorite Husband “Liz Hires a New Secretary for George” - Episode #123, 1951; as well as (“I Love Lucy”) “The Handcuffs”, as emcee, 1952; is born this date in 1918.

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"Vanced with Dance" or as was written, "Danced with Van" malaprop as uttered by one tickled Lucy Ricardo in one of the best eps of the "Hollywood" block of shows as she tried to explain to her disbelieving husband, one Ricky Ricardo in Lucy and Van Johnson.

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Marvin Hamlisch, d. 8/6/12; composer, 55 titles; producer, 1 title; actor, 4 titles; pianist, three time Academy Award-winner; was the youngest student ever accepted by Manhattan's Julliard School of Music; eventually, composes songs for stage productions; friend to Lucie Arnaz; appears with Lucie, The 36th Annual Tony Awards, 1982; with Lucille Ball and Lucie, Night of 100 Stars II, 1985; appears with Robert Klein and Lucie Arnaz, on stage, The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kleinhans' Music Hall, a reprisal of their 1979, 'They're Playing Our Song', 2008; as well as with Lucie, The 63rd Annual Tony Awards, had written soundtrack, “What I Did For Love”, 2009; is born this date, 6/2, in 1944.

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ViVian Keefer, actress, 5 titles; Lucille Ball early film career friend; Lucille and she modeled costumes for Omar Kiam, Lucille's co-star, Roman Scandals, as Goldwyn Girl, uncredited, 1933; Moulin Rouge, as Show Girl, uncredited, Kid Millions, as Goldwyn Girl, uncredited, and Bottoms Up, Chorine, uncredited, 1934; is born this date in 1909.

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Herb Vigran, actor, 342 titles; William Frawley (Lucy's Fred Mertz) co-star, Dancing on a Dime, 1940, Monsieur Verdoux, 1947, Texas, Brooklyn and Heaven, 1948, Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man, 1951; long-time Arnazes friend and Desilu guest ; co-star, The Long, Long Trailer, 1953; (“I Love Lucy”), 4 episodes, with Vivian Vance and Frawley (The Mertzes), 1952-54; guest, Desilu Productions', December Bride “My Soldier”, 1954; Desilu Studios'-filmed, Make Room For Daddy, “Little League”, 1955; Desilu Productions', acting director, Our Miss Brooks “The Stolen Wardrobe”, 1953, “The Skeleton in the Closet”, 1956; Cavalcade of America, “Innocent Bystander”, 1956; guest, Shower of Stars “Star Time”, 1957; The Texan “The Ringer”, 1959; The Untouchables “The Jake Lingle Killing”, 1959; Whirlybirds “Obsession”, 1959; The Ann Sothern Show, 1959-60; Angel “The French Touch”, 1960; Lucille's guest, The Lucy Show “Lucy and the Missing Stamp”; with Vivian Vance (Lucy's Ethel Mertz), and Desi Arnaz, IV, “Lucy and the Little League”, 1964-66; as well as Desi Arnaz Productions', The Mothers-In-Law “Herb's Little Helper”, 1968, is born this date in 1910.

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Reference: Jamestown Lounge furniture ordered from Jamestown, NY, Post-Journal 9/12/1967

TV Stage: How Lucy and Desi Live (New Ranch): “Tv’s most popular couple find living is easy in Palm Springs, just having finished building a new ranch house, the Thunderbird, 4400 square feet, 6 bedrooms, air conditioning, swimming pool and a lanai (veranda), furnished in contemporary style (research: obviously, the site of the livingroom area, revealing Jamestown Royal furniture ordered from Jamestown NY, mentioned in The Post-Journal article of 9/12/67, and this chronology, 2013), published this date in 1954.

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June 6, 1954:

 

 

TV Stage: How Lucy and Desi LiVe (New Ranch): “TV’s most popular couple find liVing is easy in Palm Springs, just haVing finished building a new ranch house, the Thunderbird, 4400 square feet, 6 bedrooms, air conditioning, swimming pool and a lanai (Veranda), furnished in contemporary style (research: obViously, the site of the couple posing in their liVingroom area, reVealing Jamestown Royal furniture ordered from Jamestown NY, mentioned in The Post-Journal article of 9/12/87, and this chronology, May 2, 2013),” published this date in 1954.

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On the day of HIS passing:

 

 

Orwin C. Harvey, b. 1926; stuntman, 52 titles; actor, 22 titles; guest, Desilu Productions', Mannix “End of the Rainbow”, as Marvin, 1968; Lucille Ball's guest, (“Here’s Lucy”) “Lucy's Punctured Romance”, as fireman, 1972; “Lucy, the Wealthy Widow”, as Bank Teller; “Lucy and Uncle Harry’s Pot”, as store employee, 1973; as well as “Lucy, the Sheriff”, as Sheriff Bart Thomas, 1974, dies this date in 1994.

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