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1959

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==January==
 
==January==
 
* '''10''' - Screenwriter [[Fran Walsh]] is born.
 
* '''10''' - Screenwriter [[Fran Walsh]] is born.
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* '''12''' - [[Simon Tolkien]] is born.
 
==April==
 
==April==
 
* '''17''' - [[Sean Bean]], who would play [[Boromir (son of Denethor II)|Boromir]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.
 
* '''17''' - [[Sean Bean]], who would play [[Boromir (son of Denethor II)|Boromir]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.
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==July==
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* '''16''' - [[Bob Joles]], who would voice [[Gimli]], [[Treebeard]] and [[Dáin Ironfoot]] in various [[EA]] video games, is born.
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==August==
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* '''12''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 216]].
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==September==
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* '''11''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 217]].
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==October==
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* '''9''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 218]].
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* '''14''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 219]].
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* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 220]].
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==November==
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* '''24''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 221]].
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==December==
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* '''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 [[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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Revision as of 13:46, 8 March 2009

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1959.

January

April

July

August

September

October

November

December

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Years
1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962