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“Lucy Day” at the New York World’s Fair

 
 
“Lucy Day” at the New York World’s Fair Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 16, 2016
1. “Lucy Day” at the New York World’s Fair Marker
The screen showed clips from the "Lucy Day" event.
Inscription.  
“Lucy Day” at the New York World’s Fair
On “Lucy Day” August 31, 1964, Lucille Ball from the TV series “I Love Lucy” stood here beside this staircase for press photos. One such photo is shown on the right. She also entertained visitors on stage here in the pavilion as she did the “twist”, an early 60s dance made popular by Chubby Checker.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentWomen.
 
Location. 40° 44.611′ N, 73° 50.669′ W. Marker is in Queens, New York, in Queens County. Marker is on Avenue of the States. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corona NY 11368, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Live Performances (here, next to this marker); Mezzanine Tour of New York State (here, next to this marker); New York State Pavilion (here, next to this marker); Skate Rental (here, next to this marker); World’s Largest Map (here, next to this marker); World’s Largest Suspension Roof
“Lucy Day” footprints image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 16, 2016
2. “Lucy Day” footprints
(here, next to this marker); Observation Towers (here, next to this marker); Remnants from the ruins (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queens.
 
More about this marker. The marker is inside the 1964-5 Worlds' Fair New York State Pavilion at Flushing Meadow Park
 
Also see . . .  Lucille Ball. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 15, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Lucille Ball image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia., 1955
3. Lucille Ball
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on April 15, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on April 15, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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