August 6: Happy Birthday Lucille Ball!
On this day in 1911, comedian, actress, and model Lucille Ball was born in New York. Ball starred in the hit television show, I Love Lucy, and became one of the most lovable comedians in the 1950’s.
Lucille Ball died on April 26,1989, only 4 months after her last public appearance at the 61st Academy Awards.
Trace the late television legend’s ground breaking career with American Masters’ Lucille Ball timeline.
Photo: Lucille Ball, 1945 (Wiki Commons).