Sunday, 28 August 2016

Bond watches in The Finnish museum of horology - Suomen kellomuseo

What: Bond watches in The Finnish museum of horology - Suomen kellomuseo
Where: The WeeGee Exhibition Centre, Suomen kellomuseo, Ahertajantie 5, Espoo, Finland
When: 25th of August 2016



Seiko 757 Sports 100 is the watch that Roger Moore wears in "Octopussy" (1983).








The Seiko 757 Sports 100 watch can be seen several times in the film.


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"Live and Let Die" (1973) showed one of the first digital watches in the world. You had to press the button to see the time!




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Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

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There are also many more interesting watches in the museum:


Back to the Future







Boba Fett from Star Wars








See more 007 WATCHES here






Friday, 26 August 2016

007 Event: Hollywood Show Chicago (9-11 September 2016)

What: Hollywood Show Chicago

Where

Hilton Rosemont / Chicago O'Hare Airport Hotel
5550 N. RIVER ROAD, ROSEMONT, ILLINOIS, 60018, USA


When: 9-11 September 2016

Show Hours
Friday 6pm-9pm*** | Sat 10am-5pm | Sun 11am-4pm 


***PLEASE NOTE: Friday night is a preview night only. No celebrities will be in attendance.






Special Bond star appearances:



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Barbara Carrera

Fatima Blush in "Never Say Never Again" (1983)











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Priscilla Barnes
Della Churchill Leiter in "Licence to Kill" (1989)



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Trina Parks
Thumper in "Diamonds Are Forever" (1971)










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Thursday, 25 August 2016

Sean Connery 86 years, 25th of August 2016

Happy 86th birthday, Sean Connery! 

WhoThomas Sean Connery

Born25 August 1930, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Photo: seanconneryday.com
Sean Connery trivia facts:
  • Formerly worked as a milk delivery man. During his time as a milkman, Connery delivered to Fettes School in Edinburgh – the same school which James Bond attended in Ian Fleming‘s novels following his expulsion from Eton.


  • Of the six actors who have played James Bond, he is the only one who, like Bond, served in the Royal Navy.



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