Lucille Desiree Ball was born in Jamestown, N.Y. on August 6th, 1911. Lucy was an American actress, comedienne, model, film and television producer. She was the star of her own sitcoms. Lucy was considered the most popular and influential stars in the United States during her lifetime. In 1962 Lucille became the first woman to run a major television studio, "Desilu".
Mary Jane West, best known as Mae West, was born in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NYC on August 17th, 1893. West was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, comedienne and most notably a sex symbol. Mae West's career spanned 7 decades and she was considered one of the most controversial movie stars of her time.