leenorman Posted August 24, 2010 Report Share Posted August 24, 2010 August 25 Ruby Keeler, co-stars with William Frawley (Lucyâ€™s Fred Mertz) on Broadway Bye, Bye Bonnie, 1927; appears with Desi Arnaz, The 26th Annual Tony Awards 1972; appears with Lucille Ball, via archive footage, That's Dancing! 1985 and Happy 100th Birthday, Hollywood, 1987, is born this date in 1909. Bob Crosby, Bing Crosby's brother; co-star, Lucille Ball film Thousands Cheer 1943; with Lucille, Desi Arnaz, William Frawley and Vivian Vance (The Mertzes) Stars in the Eye 1952; guest, Desilu Productions' Cavalcade of Stars 1952, and Shower of Stars 1956, 1957, 1958; is born this date in 1913. Van Johnson, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnazâ€™ long-time friend and co-star Too Many Girls 1939, both Broadway and Chicago, and in the film version Too Many Girls 1940, his first film; Lucilleâ€™s early film-career co-star, MGM Easy to Wed 1946; (â€œI Love Lucyâ€), 1955; guest Desilu Productions' Shower of Stars 3 episodes, 1958; guest, Desilu Productionsâ€™ Hereâ€™s Hollywood, 1961, (â€œHereâ€™s Lucyâ€), 1968, both as himself, Lucille co-star, Yours, Mine & Ours, 1968; with Lucille, archivally, That's Dancing 1985; as well as with Desi and Lucille, via archival footage, Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's 1997, is born this date in 1916. Mel Ferrer, Vivian Vance (Lucyâ€™s Ethel Mertz) co-star, The Secret Fury, 1950 and LaJolla Playhouse, Pal Joey, 1953, as well as co-star, William Frawley (Lucy's Fred Mertz), Rancho Notorious 1952; is born this date in 1917. Monty Hall, infamous Show Host; with Lucille Ball: Al-Star Party for Carol Burnett 1982; All-Star Party for Lucille Ball 1984; All-Star Party for Clint Eastwood 1986; as well as with Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball [via archival footage] Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's 1997, is born this date in 1921. William Frawley (Lucy's Fred Mertz), stars in Pathe Exchange's, Turkey for Two, released this date in 1929. King Featuresâ€™ Syndicate â€˜weekly comic stripâ€™ called â€œSeeinâ€™ Stars â€“ Americaâ€™s Greatest Comic Weekly,â€ features Lucille Ball, illustrated in her hula attire worn in Dance, Girl, Dance, published this date in 1940. Lucille Ball appears on Mutual Radioâ€™s Erskine Johnsonâ€™s Hollywood Story this date in 1948. Lucille Ball appears in Saturday Evening Post this date in 1949. CBSâ€™ The Lucy Show - While each of Lucille Ballâ€™s series has always gone on summer hiatus, selected re-runs of the show are aired in prime time instead of a summer replacement series, commencing March 24. The remaining weeks are re-runs for the first time in color from the seriesâ€™ last three seasons (1965-68) on this date in 1969. Joseph Kane, Associate Producer/Director, William Frawley (Lucy's Fred Mertz) film, Flame of Barbara Coast 1945; as well as Desilu Productions' Whirlybirds Director, premiere episode and unknown other episodes 1957, dies this date in 1975. Gower Champion, half the team of Marge and Gower Champion; appears Desilu Productions' Shower of Stars â€œThe Dancersâ€ 1956; as well as, archivally, with Lucille Ball That's Dancing! 1985, dies this date in 1980. Ray Ferrell, supporting cast member, (â€œI Love Lucyâ€) 1957, dies this date in 2006. That's So Raven episode - has a Lucy Ricardo sketch in it - with Raven Symone' as Lucy; Orlando Brown as Ricky; Kyle Massey as Fred and Analise Vanderpole as Ethel, premieres on this date in 2006. Lucie Arnaz, Desi Arnaz IV, Lucille Ball and Gale Gordon (by archival footage) appear on GAB Entertainment's Meet the Carters, airing this date in 2009. August 26 June Whitley Taylor, supporting cast member. (â€œI Love Lucyâ€) 2 episodes, 1953; as well as Lucille's guest cast member, with Lucie Arnaz, (â€œHere's Lucyâ€), 1972, is born this date in 1921. Thomas Malley was a successful jockey who won the Belmont Stakes, riding â€œFairenoâ€ in 1932. Desi Arnaz was an avid horseracing fan, and presented a plaque to Mr. Malley, having ridden â€œLighthouseâ€ - Tavistock Purse, on this date in 1947. Candy Moore, guest star, with William Frawley (Lucy's Fred Mertz) My Three Sons â€œFire Watchâ€ 1961; Lucille Ball veteran cast member, as Chris Carmichael, The Lucy Show, 21 episodes, 1962-63; with Vivian Vance, (Lucy's Ethel Mertz), as Viv Bagley, The Lucy Show, 21 episodes, 1962; with Jimmy Garrett, Jerry Carmichael, The Lucy Show, 18 episodes, 1962; with Ralph Hart, as Sherman Bagley, The Lucy Show, 18 episodes, 1962; with Desi Arnaz, The Lucy Show, 1962; with Lucie Arnaz, as Cynthia, The Lucy Show, 2 episodes, 1962; guest star, Desilu Productions' The Comedy Spot, 1962; as well as guest star, among many others, via archival footage, GAB Entertainment, You Know The Face, 2009, is born this date in 1947. CBSâ€™ 60-minutes, black & white - The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour â€“ The thirteen hour-long specials that Lucille and Desi did for Ford and Westinghouse from 1957-60 are re-run as a summer replacement series. Fresh opening and closing graphics are created to accommodate the new show title and sponsorship this date in 1963. Larry Keating, guest, Desilu Productions' Shower of Stars 1955; guest cast member, The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour 1959; as well as Desilu Productions' Vacation Playhouse 1963, dies this date in 1963. Desilu Productions' â€œSwinging Togetherâ€ an unsold pilot, produced by Jerry Thorpe, for a proposed CBS comedy misadventures of a band, trying to make it big on the music scene, starring Stefanie Powers, Bobby Rydell, Dennis and Lindsay Crosby, among others, premieres this date in 1966. Lucille Ball, Lucie Arnaz, Desi Arnaz IV and Gary Morton appear on CBSâ€™ 30-minute Password, airs this date in 1965. Warner Anderson, co-star, Vivian Vance (Lucy's Ethel Mertz) The Blue Veil 1951; as well as co-star, Lucille Ball, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in Hollywood 1945, dies this date in 1976. Willis Bouchey, guest, Desilu Productions; Cavalcade of America 2 episodes 1956; co-star, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Forever, Darling 1956; guest, Desilu Producations' Sheriff of Cochise 1957, The Californians 1958, Official Detective 1958, U.S. Marshal 1959, The Untouchables 1960, and Harrigan and Son 3 episodes 1960, 1961, dies this date in 1977. Charles Boyer, guest co-star (â€œI Love Lucyâ€) 1956, dies this date in 1978. LA Times, Roderick Mann: â€œLucie Arnaz Says . . .â€ published this date in 1980. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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