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1958

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* '''20''' - [[Viggo Mortensen]], who would play [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
 
* '''20''' - [[Viggo Mortensen]], who would play [[Aragorn II|Aragorn]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
 
* '''25''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 213]].
 
* '''25''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 213]].
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* '''26''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[L.M. Cutts 26 October 1958|a letter to L.M. Cutts]].
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==November==
 
==November==
 
* '''30''' - Actor [[Gareth Jones]] dies.
 
* '''30''' - Actor [[Gareth Jones]] dies.

Revision as of 12:19, 1 May 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1958.

February

March

  • 28 - J.R.R. Tolkien is invited by the Dutch publisher Het Spectrum to attend a "Hobbit Dinner" in Rotterdam. Tolkien is especially delighted by the "maggot soup" and the three barrels of tobacco he receives. Author Hella Haasse gives a speech.

April

May

June

October

November

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Years
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