You Only Live Twice released

1967

Release of You Only Live Twice; death of Roald Dahl's mother

1967

1967

In 1967 the James Bond film You Only Live Twice is released. The screenplay, written by Roald Dahl, is adapted from the book by Roald's wartime friend Ian Fleming. It enjoys great Box Office success.

Also in 1967, Roald's children's books James and the Giant Peach and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are both released in the UK by George Allen and Unwin. The Magic Finger follows soon after.

In November 1967, Roald’s mother Sofie Magdalene dies.

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