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Playing Fast and Lucy

You know about vitameatavegemin. You know about the consuming romance and contentious breakup with Desi Arnaz. You know about the glory years of I Love Lucy and...

BOOKS: Here's Lucy

The clown who laughs on the outside but cries on the inside is an image that appeals irresistibly to the biographers of comedians. Time and again, they portray...

LUCILLE BALL: The TV Star

It happened somewhere between the clunky premier episode (Lucy Thinks Ricky Is Trying to Murder Her) and her first classic routine, the Vitameatavegamin...

People: Dec. 22, 1986

Champagne flowed like tears at the Ninth Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington, where praise bubbled as high as emotions. "We've been crying the whole...

People: Jun. 1, 1987

These are days of outrageously good fortune for Bette Midler. First came a string of three hit movies -- Down and Out in Beverly Hills, Ruthless People and...

Milestones, Dec. 22, 1980

BORN. To Lucie Désirée Arnaz, 29, actress (Broadway's They're Playing Our Song) and daughter of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, and her husband of six months, Actor...

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