Can you believe that I Love Lucy started in the 1950s? The first debut was aired in 1951; here's a few fun facts about the show:
- Over 1 billion people in the world today have seen I Love Lucy
- I Love Lucy never ranked below third in any of its six seasons
- Desi Arnaz, the youngest of the main characters, was six years younger than Lucille Ball!
- Vivian Vance was only one year older than Lucille Ball. Part of her contract was that she had to stay at least twenty pounds over-weight so she would look much older than Lucy.
- 7 out of 10 people with televisions watched The Birth of Little Ricky when it first aired!