"The name's Bond... James Bond". Fans of 007 on Friday celebrated 50 years of the suave British spy's adventures on the silver screen with a day of themed events around the world.
'Bond' star Sean Connery poses with two women in Cannes in 1965. A series of events are to be held around the world on October 5 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Bond films, the iconic spy saga that helped define half-a-century of cultural, political and technological upheaval.
Bond strode stylishly into a film for the first time in the now classic "Dr. No", released on October 5, 1962, introducing himself with the immortal line over a high-stakes game of baccarat.