Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Rolex Coolness: Michael Caine...

Academy Award Winning Actor

...Rolex Coolness...

Sir Michael Caine

Rolex Day-Date

Michael Caine is and Academy Award winning actor who has enjoyed an incredible career. He is pictured below sporting his Rolex Day-Date.

...My Name Is Michael Caine...

Michael Caine was unique in the sense that he was the first "Cockney" Hearthrob. In other words, he was the first major movie star/hunk with a Cockney (East London) accent. In many ways his appeal was based upon his "I'm every man" persona, coupled with the fact that he also had a rugged and regal way about him.

1969 Movie
The Italian Job

Below is the opening credit section of the 1969 cult classic which Michael Caine starred it named The Italian Job. It features a 1969 Lamborghini P400S Mura V12 driving through the Italian Alps, while Matt Monroe sings his classic song "On Days Like These." You can learn much more about the 1969 Lamborghini Miura on Jake's Car World from Jerry Seinfeld. 

1971 Movie
Get Carter

Micheal Caine starred in Get Carter in 1971, which was a huge it in the U.K., so much so it was declared to be the best U.K. film ever made.

1984 Madness Song
My Name Is Michael Caine

Madness is one of my favorite bands of all time, and I remember this song from when I was in high school, titled, My Name Is Michael Caine.

1988 Movie
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Michael Caine wore a yellow gold Rolex Oyster-Quartz, Day-Date (Reference 19018) in the 1988 movie named Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, which co-starred Steve Martin.