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1939

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==January==
 
==January==
* '''23''' - [[The Brothers Hildebrandt]] are born.
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* '''[[January 23|23]]''' - [[The Brothers Hildebrandt]] are born.
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''1''' - [[Wolfgang Krege]], German translator, is born.
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* '''[[February 1|1]]''' - [[Wolfgang Krege]], German translator, is born.
* '''2''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 35]].
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* '''[[February 2|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 35]].
* '''10''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 36]].
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* '''[[February 10|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 36]].
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''1''' - [[David Weatherley]], who would play [[Barliman Butterbur]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.  
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* '''[[March 1|1]]''' - [[David Weatherley]], who would play [[Barliman Butterbur]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.  
* '''8''' - Tolkien delivers his lecture "[[On Fairy-Stories]]" at St. Andrew's University, Scotland.
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* '''[[March 8|8]]''' - Tolkien delivers his lecture "[[On Fairy-Stories]]" at St. Andrew's University, Scotland.
*'''27'''-'''29''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] completes three days' training with the top-secret Government Code and Cypher School (GCCS) at their London headquarters.
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* '''[[March 27|27]]'''-'''[[March 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] completes three days' training with the top-secret Government Code and Cypher School (GCCS) at their London headquarters.
  
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''20''' - Writer and screenwriter [[Peter S. Beagle]] is born.
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* '''[[April 20|20]]''' - Writer and screenwriter [[Peter S. Beagle]] is born.
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''25''' - [[Ian McKellen]], who would play [[Gandalf]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[May 25|25]]''' - [[Ian McKellen]], who would play [[Gandalf]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''6''' - [[Gordon Reid]], who would provide the voices of several characters in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' radio series]], is born.
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* '''[[September 6|6]]''' - [[Gordon Reid]], who would provide the voices of several characters in [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' radio series]], is born.
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==December==
 
==December==
* '''19''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 37]].
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* '''[[December 19|19]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 37]].
* '''24''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
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* '''[[December 24|24]]''' - [[Father Christmas]] writes a [[Letters from Father Christmas|letter]] to [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s children.
  
 
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Revision as of 11:17, 20 June 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1939.

January

February

March

April

May

September

December

Years
1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942