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1959

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* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - Screenwriter [[Fran Walsh]] is born.
 
* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - Screenwriter [[Fran Walsh]] is born.
 
* '''[[12 January|12]]''' - [[Simon Tolkien]] is born.
 
* '''[[12 January|12]]''' - [[Simon Tolkien]] is born.
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==February==
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* '''[[5 February|5]]''' - [[Peter Emshwiller]], who would provide the voice of [[Thranduil]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II]]'', is born.
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''[[5 March|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[William Ready 5 March 1959|a letter to William Ready]].
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* '''[[5 March|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to William Ready (5 March 1959)|a letter to William Ready]].
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* '''[[20 March|20]]''' - Game designer [[Anders Blixt]] is born.
 
==April==
 
==April==
 
* '''[[17 April|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 215]].
 
* '''[[17 April|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 215]].
 
* '''[[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.
 
* '''[[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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==May==
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* '''[[26 May|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Miss Robinson|a letter to Miss Robinson]].
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==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[5 June|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] delivers the [[Valedictory Address to the University of Oxford]].
 
* '''[[5 June|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] delivers the [[Valedictory Address to the University of Oxford]].
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==October==
 
==October==
 
* '''[[9 October|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 218]].
 
* '''[[9 October|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 218]].
* '''[[14 October|14]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 219]].
 
 
* '''[[15 October|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 220]].
 
* '''[[15 October|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 220]].
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* '''[[16 October|16]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 219]].
 
==November==
 
==November==
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* '''[[8 November|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Naomi Mitchison|a letter to Naomi Mitchison]].
 
* '''[[24 November|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 221]].
 
* '''[[24 November|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 221]].
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* '''?'''' - The poem "[[The Passing of the Elven-kind]]" by Ted Johnstone, the oldest known published [[fanfiction|Tolkien fan faction]], is published.
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==December==
 
==December==
 
* '''[[9 December|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 222]].
 
* '''[[9 December|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 222]].
 
* '''[[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.
 
* '''[[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]].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski (December 1959)|a letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
 
==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''?''' - [[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]].
 
* '''?''' - 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.
* '''?''' - [[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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[[Category:Years (real-world)]]

Latest revision as of 23:34, 23 June 2015

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1959.

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