On this day, January 19, 1953, I Love Lucy aired the groundbreaking episode of giving birth to “Little Ricky.” It’s was reported that nearly 70% of US households tuned in to watch the much anticipated episode. It was said that many stores actually closed for the night due to lack of customers who chose to stay home to watch the episode. Coincidentally, eight hours before that episode aired, Lucille Ball actually gave birth to Desi Arnaz Jr. in. Los Angeles.
- Legendary singer, songwriter and actor Paul Anka turns 80 years today, July 30th !
- On this day, July 1, 1956, Elvis Presley appeared on The Steve Allen Show.
- Actress June Lockhart, born on June 25, 1925, turns 96 years old today !