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Birthday of Harold Sakata from Goldfinger [1920]

July 1st, 2018 by

Harold Sakata, who played Oddjob in Goldfinger, was born in Honolulu, Hawaii on 1st July 1920.

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Anniversary of The Living Daylights première [1987]

June 29th, 2018 by

Timothy Dalton’s first Bond movie, The Living Daylights, premièred at the Odeon Leicester Square on 29th June 1987.

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Birthday of Soon-Tek Oh from ‘The Man with the Golden Gun’ [1943]

June 29th, 2018 by

Soon-Tek Oh,who played Lieutenant Hip in The Man with the Golden Gun, was born in Mokpo in South Korea on 29th June 1943.

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Anniversary of Live And Let Die US opening [1973]

June 27th, 2018 by

Roger Moore’s first 007 movie, Live And Let Die, opened in the United States on 27th June 1973, more than a week ahead of the world première in London.

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Anniversary of Cubby Broccoli’s death [1996]

June 27th, 2018 by

Albert “Cubby” Broccoli, who co-founded Eon Productions with partner Harry Saltzman to make Dr No and went on to produce the long-running James Bond film series, died on 27th June 1996. Photo: Public domain

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Birthday of Robert Davi from ‘Licence to Kill’ [1953]

June 26th, 2018 by

Robert Davi, who played Franz Sanches in Licence to Kill, was born in New York on 26th June 1953. Photo: Robert Davi by Alessio Trerotoli. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Anniversary of Moonraker première [1979]

June 26th, 2018 by

Moonraker premièred at the Odeon Leicester Square on 26th June 1979.

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Anniversary of For Your Eyes Only première [1981]

June 24th, 2018 by

For Your Eyes Only premièred at the Odeon Leicester Square on 24 June 1981.

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Anniversary of Octopussy & The Living Daylights publication in UK [1966]

June 23rd, 2018 by

Ian Fleming’s 14th and final James Bond book, Octopussy & The Living Daylights, was first published in the UK on 23rd June 1966 by Jonathan Cape. When originally published it consisted of two short stories about James Bond. The Living Daylights in particular stands out as a taught mini thriller. Current editions of the book also […]

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World Martini Day

June 19th, 2018 by

World Martini Day is celebrated every year on 19th June. So, whether you like it made from vodka or gin, shaken or stirred, today is the day to celebrate the iconic cocktail. In Live And Let Die (1954), 007 instructs Solitaire to mix martinis from six parts vodka to one part vermouth. Another option is […]

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