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==January==
 
==January==
* '''11''' - [[Jason Connery]], who would voice Captain Carthedan in ''[[EA's The Battle for Middle-earth II: The Rise of the Witch-king|The Rise of the Witch-king]]'', is born.
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* '''[[11 January|11]]''' - Actor [[Jason Connery]] is born.
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==February==
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* '''[[17 February|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Julie Cape 17 February 1963|a letter to Julie Cape]].
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* '''[[20 February|20]]''' - Author [[Rainer Nagel]] is born.
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* '''[[22 February|22]]''' - [[Jane Neave]], aunt of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], dies.
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''10''' - [[Steve Staley]], who would play [[Frodo Baggins]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)]]'', is born.
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* '''[[10 March|10]]''' - Actor [[Steve Staley]] is born.
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* '''[[23 March|23]]''' - Mr. and Mrs. Kloos write [[Mr. and Mrs. Kloos 18 April-6 May 1963|a letter to J.R.R. Tolkien]].
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==April==
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* '''[[6 April|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[People 6 April 1963|a letter to a couple he met on holiday]].
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* '''[[18 April|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts writing [[Mr. and Mrs. Kloos 18 April-6 May 1963|a letter to Mr. and Mrs. Kloos]].
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==May==
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* '''[[6 May|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] finishes writing [[Mr. and Mrs. Kloos 18 April-6 May 1963|a letter to Mr. and Mrs. Kloos]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''9''' - Actress [[Megan Edwards]] is born.
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* '''[[9 June|9]]''' - Actress [[Megan Edwards]] is born.
* '''25''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 245]].
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* '''[[25 June|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 245]].
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==July==
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* '''[[8 July|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s paper "[[English and Welsh]]" is published in ''[[Angles and Britons|Angles and Britons: O'Donnell Lectures]]'', a collection of lectures from the University of Wales.
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''25''' - [[Brianne Siddall]], who would voice [[Éowyn]] in ''[[EA's The Battle for Middle-earth Anthology]]'', is born.
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* '''[[25 August|25]]''' - Actress [[Brianne Siddall]] is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''18''' - Writer [[Gary Russell]] is born.
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* '''[[18 September|18]]''' - Writer [[Gary Russell]] is born.
* '''20''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 247]].
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* '''[[20 September|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 247]].
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* '''[[30 September|30]]''' - Music producer [[Carvin Knowles]] is born.
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''5''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 248]].
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* '''[[5 October|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 248]].
* '''15''' - While dining, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] saves the life of an old lady who nearly choked on a whiting bone.  
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* '''[[15 October|15]]''' - While dining, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] saves the life of an old lady who nearly choked on a whiting bone.  
* '''16''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 249]].
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* '''[[16 October|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 249]].
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* '''[[21 October|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mrs. Munby 21 October 1963|a letter to Mrs. Munby]].
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''1''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 250]].
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* '''[[1 November|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 250]].
* '''22''' - [[C.S. Lewis]] dies.
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* '''[[22 November|22]]''' - [[C.S. Lewis]] dies.
* '''26''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], [[James Dundas-Grant]], [[Robert Havard]], [[Owen Barfield]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] attend the funeral of C.S. Lewis.  
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* '''[[26 November|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], [[James Dundas-Grant]], [[Robert Havard]], [[Owen Barfield]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] attend the funeral of C.S. Lewis.
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* '''[[28 November|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[George Sayer 28 November 1963|a letter to George Sayer]].
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''23''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 253]].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Jared C. Lobdell December 1963|a letter to Jared C. Lobdell]].
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* '''[[4 December|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Clark 4 December 1963|a letter to a Miss Clark]].
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* '''[[16 December|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Baronne A. Baeyens 16 December 1963|a letter to Baronne A. Baeyens]].
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* '''[[23 December|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 253]].
 
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* '''?''' - An article by Tolkien, "[[English and Welsh]]", is published in ''Angles and Britons'', a collection of lectures from the University of Wales.
 
 
* '''?''' - Actor [[Jed Brophy]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Actor [[Jed Brophy]] is born.
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]'' is published in the US.
  
 
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Revision as of 12:12, 22 June 2013

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1963.

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

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