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Desi Arnaz

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  • Paul Coates, March 23, 1961

     
    March 23, 1961: Desi Arnaz, ABC and the National Italian American League to Combat Defamation reach an agreement that fictional characters in “The Untouchables” will not have Italian names. Arnaz also agrees to show the contributions of...
  • Madelyn Pugh Davis, "I Love Lucy" Writer, dies at 90

     
    "I Love Lucy" writer dead at 90...
  • Festival of Books: Barbara Eden reflects on her life and career

     
    In response to being called a genuine television icon by Los Angeles Times staff writer Mary McNamara, Barbara Eden, best known for playing the title role in the hit television series "I Dream of Jeannie," exclaimed: “It’s very strange. I........
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, May 20, 1941

     
    May 20, 1941: International playboy Baldwin M. Baldwin (d. 1970), the son of Anita Baldwin and the grandson of E.J. “Lucky” Baldwin (the despot of Arcadia, according to The Times) gets married for the fifth time. The Germans in Venezuela......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Dec. 16, 1940

     
    Dec. 16, 1940: Lucille Ball (Desi Arnaz's bride) will ask RKO for permission to change her name to Lucille Arnaz, ala Dorothy McNulty, who changed to Penny Singleton when wed, Jimmie Fidler says. ALSO Lucille Ball on the Daily Mirror...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Nov. 24, 1941

     
    Nov. 24, 1941: Lucille Ball's Thanksgiving gift to Desi Arnaz was a crate of prize Plymouth rocks for their new ranch, Jimmie Fidler says....
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Oct. 21, 1940

     
    Oct. 21, 1940 -- HOLLYWOOD AFTER DARK: Lucille Ball startling La Conga patrons with a wild grab for a water pitcher when escort Desi Arnaz coaxes her into tasting a Mexican pepper, Jimmie Fidler says....
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Oct. 16, 1940

     
    Oct. 16, 1940: One look at Desi Arnaz's post-vacation contours and RKO execs ordered him on a strict reducing diet twixt now and his next picture's starting date, Jimmie Fidler says....
  • San Fernando Valley: 11 micro-itineraries

    San Fernando Valley: 11  micro-itineraries
    The San Fernando Valley is 260 square miles of suburbia. Actually, make that suburbia on nutritional supplements. And antidepressants. With perhaps a little cosmetic surgery south of Ventura Boulevard, where the big money is. Or maybe — now that it'...
  • Lucille Ball museum: Where you can love Lucy all over again

    Lucille Ball museum: Where you can love Lucy all over again
    Even though she was born 100 years ago next month and her mega-hit TV show premiered 60 years ago this October, there remains a single truth about Lucille Ball: We still love Lucy. "I Love Lucy" is in black and white, and the fashions are outdated, but...
  • Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center info

    THE BEST WAY TO JAMESTOWN, N.Y. From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Buffalo, N.Y., is offered on Southwest, AirTran, Delta, United, US Airways, American and Continental. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $318. The Lucille Ball-Desi...