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James Bond flashback to 1963: The year of ‘Dr. No’

James Bond flashback to 1963: The year of ‘Dr. No’

The first James Bond film, ‘Dr. No,” starring Sean Connery, Ursula Andress, Jack Lord and Joseph Wiseman, opened in England on Oct. 2, 1962. But the 007 classic didn’t open in New York and Los Angeles until May 29, 1963. Let’s travel back almost six decades to look at the top events, movie, TV series, books and other cultural events of that year in James Bond history, which was punctuated by the tragic assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas on Nov. 22.

35th Annual Academy Awards

Best Picture: “Lawrence of Arabia

Best Director: David Lean, “Lawrence of Arabia

Best Actor: Gregory Peck, “To Kill a Mockingbird

Best Actress: Anne Bancroft, “The Miracle Worker

Best Supporting Actor: Ed Begley, “Sweet Bird of Youth

Best Supporting Actress: Patty Duke, “The Miracle Worker

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