National I Love Lucy Day | October 15
Sun Oct 15th

National I Love Lucy Day

National I Love Lucy Day, October 15th, honors one of television's all-time favorites; I Love Lucy.


I Love Lucy, an American sitcom starring Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley made its debut on October 15, 1951. With the first filmed and scripted program performed before a live audience, the program created a new television experience. The actors appeared for free after the studio literally knocked a hole in a concrete wall, resulting in theater seating for the once-banned fans. I Love Lucy's new look and feel Lucy received five Emmy Awards and received numerous accolades.

I Love Lucy was the most watched show in the United States in four of its six seasons. The sitcom was one of television firsts in the United States. It even ended on a first. According to Nielsen, the I Love Lucy show became the first to come to an end. TV Guide ranked the sitcom as the country's second best show of all time in 2002, and it landed on TIME Magazine's "Best TV Shows of All Time" list in 2007.

How to celebrate i love lucy day

This day is in so many ways.

  • Experience the taste of I Love Lucy by preparing recipes from The I Love Lucy Cookbook
  • By reading the I Love Lucy Book of Trivia, you will put your knowledge of the sitcom to the test
  • Lucille Ball knew how to turn a phrase. I Love Lucy, read more in The Quotable I Love Lucy
  • Watch a documentary or your favorite episodes from one of your favorite shows
  • Dress up as the iconic comedian and bring some humour to those around you

Share your favorite Lucy antics and hashtag #ILoveLucyDay to post on social media.

I adore lucy day's history

The origins of this pop culture day are still being investigated by the National Dy Calendar.

Lucy FAQ

Q. Was Lucille Ball in movies?

A. Yes. Yes. Lucy was hired by RKO Radio Pictures at the start of her career and appeared in numerous films. Although her early appearances were often uncredited, she appeared in several films, including The Affairs of Annabel and Next Time I Marry, among others. She is also known for her radio and television appearances, including the radio show My Favorite Husband.

Q. When did Lucille Ball's career begin? Ball began modeling in 1929, which culminated in her Broadway debut under the stage name Diane Belmont.

Q. When did Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz marry? On November 30, 1940, A. Lucy and Desire married on November 30, 1940. They were married almost 20 years when they divorced on May 4, 1960/60/60.

Q. Who else did Lucille Ball marry? Lucy married Gary Morton in 1961. A.