Bond Events Timeline - as depicted in the films and other media

QBranchQBranch Always have an escape plan. Mine is watching James Bond films.
in Trivia & Games Posts: 11,754
This is similar to @zebrafish's thread 'Bond Time' - the aim is to keep a journal of the dates of events seen throughout the franchise, that being day, month and year. The specific time of the day can be added to the thread below:

https://www.mi6community.com/discussion/18873/bond-time-as-depicted-in-every-james-bond-film-with-possible-nttd-spoilers/p1

I've often analyzed the dates of a particular Bond mission when trying to guess dates between the events we know.

When you watch a Bond film and see or hear a date, please document it here. Feel free to include dates from the novels, comics, games as well as dates seen on props that didn't make it on-screen. Occasionally, a date you spot will be out of continuity with other events in the film - it's not unusual for documents such as cheques and airline tickets to have a date much earlier or later than other events surrounding it.

I'll make a start with some dates I documented from DAD. Simply copy the list above yours and add to it, and please highlight your contribution in bold.

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  • QBranchQBranch Always have an escape plan. Mine is watching James Bond films.
    Posts: 11,754
    Nov 2002 - DAD: issue date of the British Airways High Life magazine Bond reads on the plane.
    10 Nov 2002 - DAD: date on Bond's Hong Kong Freight boarding pass (not seen on screen, but under Bond's passport)
    11 Nov 2002 - DAD: date on Jinx' Cayman Island cheque, given to Dr. Alvarez
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    19 Sep 1965 - TB: date on the dossier photograph of Domino and Francois.
    29 Jul 1986 - TLD: issue date of Bond's false passport.

    Nov 2002 - DAD: issue date of the British Airways High Life magazine Bond reads on the plane.
    10 Nov 2002 - DAD: date on Bond's Hong Kong Freight boarding pass (not seen on screen, but under Bond's passport)
    11 Nov 2002 - DAD: date on Jinx' Cayman Island cheque, given to Dr. Alvarez
    6 Jul 2006 - CR: date of the security video that captures Alex and Solange Dimitrios' arrival at the Ocean Club in Nassau.
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    I haven't got the exact dates, but I believe that Vesper's cellphone in CR displays an exact date while Bond is looking at it towards the end (when he finds the message containing Mr. White's number), and I also believe we see an exact date on an opera ticket in QoS, if someone wanted to check for those.
  • QBranchQBranch Always have an escape plan. Mine is watching James Bond films.
    Posts: 11,754
    Thanks for getting the game rolling, guys. You're welcome to post photos to accompany your additions too. It's always better with pics.

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    Here's the current list, with @StirredNotShaken's contributions added.

    19 Sep 1965 - TB: date on the dossier photograph of Domino and Francois.
    29 Jul 1986 - TLD: issue date of Bond's false passport.
    Nov 2002 - DAD: issue date of the British Airways High Life magazine Bond reads on the plane.
    10 Nov 2002 - DAD: date on Bond's Hong Kong Freight boarding pass (not seen on screen, but under Bond's passport)
    11 Nov 2002 - DAD: date on Jinx' Cayman Island cheque, given to Dr. Alvarez
    6 Jul 2006 - CR: date of the security video that captures Alex and Solange Dimitrios' arrival at the Ocean Club in Nassau.
    4 Aug 2006 - CR: date of the message Vesper sent containing Mr. White's phone number for Bond to find after her death.
    23 Aug 2008 - QOS: date on the ticket for the Greene Planet charity fundraiser.
  • ThunderfingerThunderfinger Costa Mucho
    edited November 4 Posts: 41,978
    Would be nice to also add dates and years that are just mentioned, such as Blofeld s birthday or the vintage of the sherry grapes.I forget which year that was and also Blofeld s birthday in NTTD, but I remember it was 1946. In CR, you can also see the year 2006 on the security footage, but I forgot the date. In the books, there are many.

    28 May 1908-TB: Blofeld s birthday according to Fleming
    1943-FYEO: Tracy was born

    19 Sep 1965 - TB: date on the dossier photograph of Domino and Francois.
    New Years Eve 1968-OHMSS: Stock car race.
    1969-FYEO: Tracy died
    1983-NTTD: Vesper was born

    29 Jul 1986 - TLD: issue date of Bond's false passport.
    Nov 2002 - DAD: issue date of the British Airways High Life magazine Bond reads on the plane.
    10 Nov 2002 - DAD: date on Bond's Hong Kong Freight boarding pass (not seen on screen, but under Bond's passport)
    11 Nov 2002 - DAD: date on Jinx' Cayman Island cheque, given to Dr. Alvarez
    2006-NTTD: Vesper died
    6 Jul 2006 - CR: date of the security video that captures Alex and Solange Dimitrios' arrival at the Ocean Club in Nassau.
    4 Aug 2006 - CR: date of the message Vesper sent containing Mr. White's phone number for Bond to find after her death.
    23 Aug 2008 - QOS: date on the ticket for the Greene Planet charity fundraiser.
  • RichardTheBruceRichardTheBruce I'm motivated by my Duty.
    edited November 27 Posts: 9,333
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    1851 - DAF: The original vintage on which the sherry is based... 1851.

    1908 May 28 - TB: Blofeld's birthday according to Fleming.

    1920 Nov 11: James Bond's birthday in John Pearson's James Bond: The Authorized Biography of 007.
    1920 Nov 11: James Bond's birth date in the Charlie Higson Young Bond novels.
    1921 Nov 11: James Bond's birth date according to Bond scholar John Griswold.

    1932 Apr 15 - DAF: James Bond's passport birth date for his alias (Peter Franks).


    1943 - FYEO: Tracy was born.
    1946 Apr 7 - NTTD: Blofeld's birth date.
    1948 Nov 10 - TLD: James Bond's birth date on his passport.

    1953 Nov 10 - DAD: James Bond's birth date on his passport.


    1960 May 6 - DAD: James Bond's passport birth date for his alias (Alex Smith).
    1965 Sep 19 - TB: date on the dossier photograph of Domino and Francois.
    1968 Apr 13 - CR: James Bond's birth date in the Sony Dossier for the film.
    1968 Apr 27 - CR: James Bond's passport birth date for his alias (Arlington Beech).
    1968 Dec 16 - SF: James Bond's passport birth date for his alias (John Adam Bryce).

    1968 Dec 31 - OHMSS: New Year's Eve at the stock car race.
    1969 - FYEO: Tracy died.

    1983 - NTTD: Vesper was born.
    1986 Jul 29 - TLD: issue date of Bond's false passport.

    2002 Nov - DAD: issue date of the British Airways High Life magazine Bond reads on the plane.
    2002 Nov 10 - DAD: date on Bond's Hong Kong Freight boarding pass (not seen on screen, but under Bond's passport).
    2002 Nov 11 - DAD: date on Jinx' Cayman Island cheque, given to Dr. Alvarez
    2006 Jul 6 - CR: date of the security video that captures Alex and Solange Dimitrios' arrival at the Ocean Club in Nassau.
    2006 Aug 4 - CR: date of the message Vesper sent containing Mr. White's phone number for Bond to find after her death.
    2006 - NTTD: Vesper died.
    2008 Aug 23 - QOS: date on the ticket for the Greene Planet charity fundraiser.

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