Variety Clubs International hosted this tribute to Lucille ball. It brought Lucy and her husband, Gary Morton together on their anniversary, to present her with a humanitarian award. Lucy was also honored by being dedicated the Lucille Ball Diabetes Research Library at the Barbara Davis Juvenile Diabetes Hospital in Denver, Colorado in honor of her lifelong work to find a cure for juvenile diabetes.
9 December 1984 (USA)
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Monty Hall tells Lucy that Variety Clubs International has added new facilities in children's hospitals dedicated to John Wayne (in Miami), Elizabeth Taylor (in New York City), Jimmy Stewart (in Minnesota), Ingrid Bergman (in Des Moines), Jack Lemmon (in Buffalo), Burt Reynolds (in Atlanta), Carol Burnett (in Los Angeles), and Frank Sinatra (in Seattle). See more
Over the entrance music, Lucille Ball can be heard to greet Dionne Warwick saying "Hi Diane." See more
Sammy Davis Jr.
Lucille Desiree Ball, daughter of Desiree and Henry Ball, who stopped the world and said 'I wanna get on' in Jamestown, New York. On an August the sixth, this world of ours took little note then, but will long, long remember. Be proud, Lucy, of your legacy. Very proud. Be aware, as you sit here among your grateful friends, the sun never sets on Lucille Ball. All over this worried world tonight. Nations of untold millions are watching reruns they also watched the first time around. In Iran and ...
References Sammy Stops the World
I Love Lucy Theme
Written by Eliot Daniel
with special lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Lucie Arnaz
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