For Your Eyes Only

Birthday of Topol from For Your Eyes Only [1935]

September 9th, 2018 by

Topol, who played Milos Columbo in For Your Eyes Only, was born in Tel Aviv on 9th September 1935. Photo: Topol by Rob C. Croes / Anefo – cropped version of Nationaal Archief. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Birthday of Geoffrey Keen [1916]

August 21st, 2018 by

Geoffrey Keen, who played Frederick Gray in The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View to a Kill and The Living Daylights, was born in Berkshire on 21st August 1916.

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Birthday of Carole Bouquet from For Your Eyes Only [1957]

August 18th, 2018 by

Carole Bouquet, who played Melina Havelock in For Your Eyes Only, was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine in France on 18th August 1957. Photo: Carole Bouquet by Studio Harcourt. Licensed under CC BY 3.0.

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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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Birthday of For Your Eyes Only singer Sheena Easton [1959]

April 27th, 2018 by

Sheena Easton, who sang the For Your Eyes Only theme song, was born in Scotland on 27th April 1959. Not only did she sing the theme but she also appeared on screen during the opening credits, a first for the series.

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MI6 Confidential #45: That’s detente, comrade

April 16th, 2018 by

MI6 Confidential, the full-colour magazine celebrating the world of James Bond 007, returns with its forty-fifth issue. Bringing Bond back ‘down to earth’ after Moonraker did not mean there was any less at stake for Eon Productions’ 12th 007 adventure. They promoted action unit director and editor John Glen to the role of director, had to woo Sir […]

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Birthday of For Your Eyes Only composer Bill Conti [1942]

April 13th, 2018 by

Bill Conti, who composed the score for For Your Eyes Only (1981), was born on Rhode Island on 13th April 1942.

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Anniversary of For Your Eyes Only publication in UK [1960]

April 11th, 2018 by

Ian Fleming’s 8th James Bond book, For Your Eyes Only, was published on 11th April 1960 by Jonathan Cape. Ian Fleming’s first deviation from the traditional James Bond formula, with a series of five short stories following his work on aborted TV series. Read more about For Your Eyes Only

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

March 27th, 2018 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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Birthday of Walter Gotell (General Gogol) [1924]

March 15th, 2018 by

The German actor Walter Gotell, who played KGB head General Gogol in a total of six James Bond films, was born in Bonn on 15th March 1924. Gotell’s family fled Germany under the Nazis and settled in Britain and he started in films during the Second World War playing German heavies. After the war he […]

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