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COVERED BY TIME 50 YEARS AGO TODAY

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October 5, 1962

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THE BACKSIDE OF MOUNT RUSHMORE

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FILM SERIES BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1962

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Ian Fleming (28 May 1908 – 12 August 1964)

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Dr. No is a 1962 spy film, starring Sean Connery; it is the first James Bond
film based on the 1958
Ian Fleming novel of the same name. It was adapted
by Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood, and Berkely Mather and directed
by
Terence Young. The film was produced by Harry Saltzman and Albert R. Broccoli, a partnership that would continue until 1975. The series has
grossed just over $5 billion to date, making it the
second-highest-
grossing film series of all-time
, behind Harry Potter.

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RESTAURANT CEO BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1902

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Raymond Albert "Ray" Kroc (October 5, 1902 – January 14, 1984)

Ray Kroc, former CEO of McDonalds corporation joined the organization
in 1954 and build it into the most successful fast food operations in the
world.

Between the end of the First World War and the early 1950s Kroc tried his
hand at a number of trades including a paper cup salesman and a DJ at a
Oak Park, Illinois radio station.

 

Ray Kroc quote: "I was an overnight success all right, but 30 years
is a long, long night.”

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