Millions more viewers tuned in for Little Ricky’s birth on I Love Lucy than whose inauguration the next day?

Trivia Question: Millions more viewers tuned in for Little Ricky’s birth on “I Love Lucy” then whose inauguration the next day?

John F. Kennedy
Harry S. Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Lyndon B. Johnson

 

The answer is : Dwight D. Eisenhower

Answer: On January 19, 1953, 44 million viewers tuned in to watch Lucy and Ricky welcome Little Ricky into the world on the TV show I Love Lucy. This was the equivalent to 72 percent of American households. The episode beat the viewing figures of Eisenhower’s presidential inauguration the next day, which attracted only 29 million viewers.


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