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1957

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==January==
 
==January==
* '''[[January 15|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is [[1957 "Carnival of Books" Interview|interviewed]] by Ruth Harshaw for the NBC radio program "Carnival of Books".
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* '''[[15 January|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is [[1957 "Carnival of Books" Interview|interviewed]] by Ruth Harshaw for the NBC radio program "Carnival of Books".
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''[[March 21|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 196]].
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* '''[[21 March|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 196]].
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==April==
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* '''[[9 April|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mr Hayward 9 April 1957|a letter to Mr Hayward]].
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* '''[[24 April|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Michael George Tolkien 24 April 1957|a letter to his grandson Michael George Tolkien]].
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''[[May 9|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 197]].
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* '''[[9 May|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 197]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''[[June 7|7]]''' - [[Marquette University]] acquires many of [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s manuscripts for 1,500 pounds.
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* '''[[7 June|7]]''' - [[Marquette University]] acquires many of [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s manuscripts for 1,500 pounds.
* '''[[June 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 199]].
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* '''[[24 June|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 199]].
* '''[[June 25|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 200]].
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* '''[[25 June|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 200]].
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* '''[[26 June|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Deirdre Levinson 26 June 1957|a letter to Deirdre Levinson]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''[[August 21|21]]''' - Renowned artist [[John Howe]] is born.
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* '''[[5 August|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Jerome W. Archer 5 August 1957|two letters to Jerome W. Archer]], Director of Libraries at [[Marquette University]].
* '''[[August 25|25]]''' - Author [[Ian Brodie]] is born.
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* '''[[21 August|21]]''' - Artist [[John Howe]] is born.
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* '''[[24 August|24]]''' - Actor [[Stephen Fry]] is born.
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* '''[[25 August|25]]''' - Author [[Ian Brodie]] is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''[[September 7|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 201]].
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* '''[[2 September|2]]''' - Professor [[William Craigie]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]'s predecessor as [[Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon]], dies.
* '''[[September 11|11]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 202]].
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* '''[[7 September|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 201]].
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* '''[[10 September|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] wins the [[The Bookseller, 14 September 1957|International Fantasy Award]].
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* '''[[11 September|11]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 202]].
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* '''[[11 September|11]]''' - The [[Oxford Mail, 11 September 1957|''Oxford Mail'']] reports from the International Fantasy Award, won by Tolkien.
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* '''[[14 September|14]]''' - [[The Bookseller, 14 September 1957|''The Bookseller'']] reports from the International Fantasy Award, won by Tolkien.
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==October==
 
==October==
 
* '''?''' - Scholar [[Christopher Mitchell]] is born.  
 
* '''?''' - Scholar [[Christopher Mitchell]] is born.  
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''[[November 6|6]]''' - [[Cam Clarke]], who would voice several characters in [[:Category:Video games|video games]], is born.
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* '''[[6 November|6]]''' - Actor [[Cam Clarke]] is born.
* '''[[November 17|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 203]].
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* '''[[9 November|9/10]]''' - At midnight, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 9/10 November 1957|a letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
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* '''[[17 November|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 203]].
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* '''[[17 November|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 17 November 1957|a letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
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==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[December 7|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 204]].
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* '''[[7 December|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 204]].
 
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' is awarded the International Fantasy Award.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' is awarded the International Fantasy Award.
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 1957|a letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
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* '''?''' - [[Anders Stenström]], scholar of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is born.
  
 
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