Which baby graced the cover of the first issue of TV Guide magazine in 1953?
Lisa Marie Presley
Desi Arnaz Jr.
John F. Kennedy Jr.
The national TV Guide’s first issue was released on April 3, 1953. The inaugural cover featured a photograph of Lucille Ball’s newborn son Desi Arnaz, Jr., with the headline: “Lucy’s $50,000,000 Baby.” The launch as a national magazine with local listings became an instant success, with TV Guide eventually becoming the most read and circulated magazine in the United States by the 1960s. The magazine was published in digest size, which remained its printed format for 52 years. The initial cost of each issue was only 15 cents per copy.
The correct answer is Desi Arnaz Jr.