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==January==
 
==January==
* '''10''' - Screenwriter [[Fran Walsh]] is born.
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* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - Screenwriter [[Fran Walsh]] 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]].
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* '''[[20 March|20]]''' - Game designer [[Anders Blixt]] is born.
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==April==
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* '''[[17 April|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 215]].
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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==
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* '''[[5 June|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] delivers the [[Valedictory Address to the University of Oxford]].
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==July==
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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.
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==August==
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* '''[[1 August|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] serves the first Mass of [[Robert Murray]].
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* '''[[12 August|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 216]].
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==September==
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* '''[[10 September|10]]''' - Actor [[Jim Meskimen]] is born.
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* '''[[11 September|11]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 217]].
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==October==
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* '''[[9 October|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 218]].
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* '''[[14 October|14]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 219]].
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* '''[[15 October|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 220]].
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==November==
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* '''[[24 November|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 221]].
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==December==
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* '''[[9 December|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 222]].
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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.
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* '''?''' - [[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 [[Oxford]].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] retires from the Merton professorship at the [[University of Oxford]].
 
* '''?''' - Author [[Douglas A. Anderson]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Author [[Douglas A. Anderson]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Science fiction scholar [[Michael Martinez]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Science fiction scholar [[Michael Martinez]] is born.
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* '''?''' - [[Peter Emshwiller]], who would provide the voice of [[Thranduil]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II]]'', is born.
  
 
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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1959.

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