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==January==
 
==January==
* '''10''' - Screenwriter [[Fran Walsh]] is born.
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* '''[[January 10|10]]''' - Screenwriter [[Fran Walsh]] is born.
* '''12''' - [[Simon Tolkien]] is born.
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* '''[[January 12|12]]''' - [[Simon Tolkien]] is born.
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''17''' - [[Sean Bean]], who would play [[Boromir|Boromir]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.
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* '''[[April 17|17]]''' - [[Sean Bean]], who would play [[Boromir|Boromir]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''16''' - [[Bob Joles]], who would voice [[Gimli]], [[Treebeard]] and [[Dáin Ironfoot]] in various [[EA]] video games, is born.
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* '''[[July 16|16]]''' - [[Bob Joles]], who would voice [[Gimli]], [[Treebeard]] and [[Dáin Ironfoot]] in various [[EA]] video games, is born.
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''12''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 216]].
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* '''[[August 12|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 216]].
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''10''' - Actor [[Jim Meskimen]] is born.
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* '''[[September 10|10]]''' - Actor [[Jim Meskimen]] is born.
* '''11''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 217]].
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* '''[[September 11|11]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 217]].
  
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''9''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 218]].
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* '''[[October 9|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 218]].
* '''14''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 219]].
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* '''[[October 14|14]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 219]].
* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 220]].
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* '''[[October 15|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 220]].
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''24''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 221]].
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* '''[[November 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 221]].
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''29''' - [[Brian Sergent]], who would play [[Ted Sandyman]] in the extended edition of ''[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.
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* '''[[December 29|29]]''' - [[Brian Sergent]], who would play [[Ted Sandyman]] in the extended edition of ''[[Peter Jackson's The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.
 
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] retires from the Merton professorship at the [[University of Oxford]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] retires from the Merton professorship at the [[University of Oxford]].

Revision as of 13:31, 24 June 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1959.

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July

August

September

October

November

December

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