Lucille Ball Timeline by Andy Perez-Vargas

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Lucille Ball's birth.

1911

She was born in Jamestown, NY. Mother, DeDe Hunt and father, Henry D. Ball (died when Lucy was 3).

Lucy's first acting expirience in high school.

1926

The play was called "Charley's Aunt".

Lucy moved to NY to attend John Murray Anderson-Robert Milton Theater School.

1928

By the end of the year they said she didn't have what it took to be an actress.

Lucy moved to Hollywood because she got a year contract with the RKO Studio.

1933

This contract lasted seven years and she became known as the queen of "B" movies. She started making some radio shows too.

Lucy married Desi Arnaz in November 30.

1940

Throughout their marriage they went through lots of fights.

Lucy left RKO Studios and went to MGM Studios.

1942

In MGM Studios she started doing "A" movies, one of them being "Du Barry Was a Lady".

Lucy's first baby was born.

1951

She was a girl, named Lucy Desiree Arnaz.

Filmed live pilot show of the "I Love Lucy" show.

1951

In August 15 infront of 400 people.

Lucy's second baby was born.

1953

He was a boy, named Desiderio Alberto Arnaz IV.

The last "I Love Lucy" show was produced.

1957

The show had ran for 5 years and had a total of 179 shows made. It was considered the most watched show.

Desi and Lucy filed their divorce papers.

1960

Lucy married her second husband, Gary Morton.

1961

She was married to him until her death.

Lucy bought Desi out of Desilu Productions, Inc.

1962

She gave Desi $1 million dollars.

Lucy's death.

1989