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1959

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==January==
 
==January==
* '''[[January 10|10]]''' - Screenwriter [[Fran Walsh]] is born.
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* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - Screenwriter [[Fran Walsh]] is born.
* '''[[January 12|12]]''' - [[Simon Tolkien]] is born.
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* '''[[12 January|12]]''' - [[Simon Tolkien]] is born.
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==March==
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* '''[[5 March|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[William Ready 5 March 1959|a letter to William Ready]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''[[April 17|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 215]].
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* '''[[17 April|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 215]].
* '''[[April 17|17]]''' - [[Sean Bean]], who would play [[Boromir]] in [[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]], is born.
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* '''[[17 April|17]]''' - [[Sean Bean]], who would play [[Boromir]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]], is born.
 
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==June==
 
==June==
* '''[[June 5|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] delivers the [[Valedictory Address to the University of Oxford]].
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* '''[[5 June|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] delivers the [[Valedictory Address to the University of Oxford]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''[[July 16|16]]''' - [[Bob Joles]], who would voice [[Gimli]], [[Treebeard]] and [[Dáin Ironfoot]] in various [[Electronic Arts|EA]] video games, is born.
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* '''[[16 July|16]]''' - [[Bob Joles]], who would voice [[Gimli]], [[Treebeard]] and [[Dáin Ironfoot]] in various [[Electronic Arts|EA]] video games, is born.
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''[[August 1|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] serves the first Mass of [[Robert Murray]].
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* '''[[1 August|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] serves the first Mass of [[Robert Murray]].
* '''[[August 12|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 216]].
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* '''[[12 August|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 216]].
 
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==September==
 
==September==
* '''[[September 10|10]]''' - Actor [[Jim Meskimen]] is born.
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* '''[[10 September|10]]''' - Actor [[Jim Meskimen]] is born.
* '''[[September 11|11]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 217]].
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* '''[[11 September|11]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 217]].
 
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==October==
 
==October==
* '''[[October 9|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 218]].
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* '''[[9 October|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 218]].
* '''[[October 14|14]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 219]].
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* '''[[14 October|14]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 219]].
* '''[[October 15|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 220]].
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* '''[[15 October|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 220]].
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''[[November 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 221]].
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* '''[[24 November|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 221]].
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[December 9|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 222]].
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* '''[[9 December|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 222]].
* '''[[December 29|29]]''' - [[Brian Sergent]], who would play [[Ted Sandyman]] in the extended edition of ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.
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* '''[[29 December|29]]''' - [[Brian Sergent]], who would play [[Ted Sandyman]] in the extended edition of ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski December 1959|a letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski December 1959|a letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
 
 
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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]].

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