lucille ball birthday

August 6th marks what would have been Lucille Ball’s birthday. She’s made generations of people laugh, paved the way for women in comedy and broke down gender barriers.
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It's important to note that Lucille Ball -- while a hilarious and very talented comedic powerhouse of a woman -- did very little to push society towards a thoughtful and intelligent place when women's rights are concerned.
Lucille Ball, whose 100th birthday we celebrate this weekend, made us laugh for 50 years. And all I can think of is... it wasn't enough.