Lucy Goes To The Hospital

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.

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