Dates

Colonel Sun published [1968]

March 28th, 2017 by

Colonel Sun became the first James Bond continuation novel when it was published on 28th March 1968. The book was written by Kingsley Amis under the pseudonym Robert Markham.  Colonel Sun features the kidnapping of M, with much of the action takes place in the Greek islands. Although further novels by various authors were planned, […]

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Birthday of Talisa Soto from ‘Licence to Kill’ [1967]

March 27th, 2017 by

Talisa Soto, who played Lupe Lamora in the movie Licence To Kill (1989), was born in Brooklyn, New York on 27th March 1967.

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Birthday of Julian Glover from For Your Eyes Only [1935]

March 27th, 2017 by

Julian Glover, who played Aristotle Kristatos in For Your Eyes Only (1981) was born in Hampstead, London on 27th March 1935. Photo: Julian Glover 2014 (cropped) by Patrick Subotkiewiez licensed under CC BY 2.0.

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Anniversary of Thunderball publication in UK [1961]

March 27th, 2017 by

After an experimental bomber is stolen mid flight and two atomic weapons fall into the hands of SPECTRE, 007 is sent to The Bahamas to find the bombs before it is too late.

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Anniversary of Diamonds Are Forever publication in UK [1956]

March 26th, 2017 by

James Bond is sent to the United States to infiltrate and stop a diamond smuggling operation run by the Spangled Mob.

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Wedding anniversary of Ian Fleming [1952]

March 24th, 2017 by

Ian Fleming finally married Ann Rothermere in Jamaica on 24th March 1952 after an affair that lasted for years. Buy from Amazon UK or Amazon.com After her second husband finally divorced her in 1951 and finding herself pregnant Ann finally persuaded Fleming to end his bachelor days. It was while staying at his home in Goldeneye that […]

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Birthday of Corinne Cléry from Moonraker [1950]

March 23rd, 2017 by

Corinne Cléry, who played Corinne Dufour in the movie Moonraker (1979) was born in Paris, France on 23rd March 1950.

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Anniversary of Goldfinger publication in UK [1959]

March 23rd, 2017 by

007 is sent on a mission to uncover a gold smuggling racket run by one of the world’s richest men and uncovers Auric Goldfinger’s plot to rob Fort Knox.

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Birthday of Timothy Dalton [1944]

March 21st, 2017 by

  Timothy Dalton was born on 21st March 1944 in Colwyn Bay in Wales, his father a captain in the Special Operations  Executive during the Second World War.  Dalton became the fourth actor to play James Bond in the Eon Productions film series and rated by some fans as the closest to Ian Fleming’s Bond.  […]

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Birthday of Ursula Andress [1936]

March 19th, 2017 by

Ursula Andress, who as bikini-clad Honey Rider emerged so memorably from the Caribbean Sea in Dr No, was born on 19th March 1936 in Ostermundigen, Switzerland. Andress was born to a Swiss mother and German father, a German diplomat who was expelled from Switzerland for political reasons and disappeared during the Second World War.

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