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* '''[[11 January|11]]''' - Actor [[Jason Connery]] is born.
 
* '''[[11 January|11]]''' - Actor [[Jason Connery]] is born.
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''[[17 February|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Julie Cape 17 February 1963|a letter to Julie Cape]].
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* '''[[17 February|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Julie Cape|a letter to Julie Cape]].
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* '''[[21 February|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Mrs Gill|a letter to Mrs Gill]].
 
* '''[[20 February|20]]''' - Author [[Rainer Nagel]] is born.
 
* '''[[20 February|20]]''' - Author [[Rainer Nagel]] is born.
 
* '''[[22 February|22]]''' - [[Jane Neave]], aunt of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], dies.
 
* '''[[22 February|22]]''' - [[Jane Neave]], aunt of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], dies.
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==March==
 
==March==
 
* '''[[10 March|10]]''' - Actor [[Steve Staley]] is born.
 
* '''[[10 March|10]]''' - Actor [[Steve Staley]] is born.
* '''[[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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* '''[[23 March|23]]''' - Mr. and Mrs. Kloos write [[Letter to Mr and Mrs Kloos|a letter to J.R.R. Tolkien]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''[[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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* '''[[6 April|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to "My Dear People"|a letter to a couple he met on holiday]].
* '''[[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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* '''[[18 April|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts writing [[Letter to Mr and Mrs Kloos|a letter to Mr. and Mrs. Kloos]].
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''[[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]].
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* '''[[6 May|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] finishes writing [[Letter to Mr and Mrs Kloos|a letter to Mr. and Mrs. Kloos]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[9 June|9]]''' - Actress [[Megan Edwards]] is born.
 
* '''[[9 June|9]]''' - Actress [[Megan Edwards]] is born.
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* '''[[18 September|18]]''' - Writer [[Gary Russell]] is born.
 
* '''[[18 September|18]]''' - Writer [[Gary Russell]] is born.
 
* '''[[20 September|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 247]].
 
* '''[[20 September|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 247]].
* '''[[22 September|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts writing [[Eileen Elgar 22 September-c. 3 October 1963|a letter to Eileen Elgar]].
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* '''[[22 September|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts writing [[Letter to Eileen Elgar (September 1963)|a letter to Eileen Elgar]].
 
* '''[[30 September|30]]''' - Music producer [[Carvin Knowles]] is born.
 
* '''[[30 September|30]]''' - Music producer [[Carvin Knowles]] is born.
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''[[3 October|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] posts [[Eileen Elgar 22 September-c. 3 October 1963|a letter to Eileen Elgar]].
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* '''[[3 October|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] posts [[Letter to Eileen Elgar (September 1963)|a letter to Eileen Elgar]].
 
* '''[[5 October|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 248]].
 
* '''[[5 October|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 248]].
 
* '''[[15 October|15]]''' - While dining, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] saves the life of an old lady who nearly choked on a whiting-bone.<ref>{{CG|C}}, p. 609</ref>
 
* '''[[15 October|15]]''' - While dining, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] saves the life of an old lady who nearly choked on a whiting-bone.<ref>{{CG|C}}, p. 609</ref>
 
* '''[[16 October|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 249]].
 
* '''[[16 October|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 249]].
* '''[[21 October|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mrs. Munby 21 October 1963|a letter to Mrs. Munby]].
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* '''[[21 October|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Mrs Munby|a letter to Mrs. Munby]].
 
==November==
 
==November==
 
* '''[[1 November|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 250]].
 
* '''[[1 November|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 250]].
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* '''[[10 November|10]]''' - ''[[The Sunday Telegraph (10 November 1963)|Hobbits and Heroes]]'', which includes extracts of an interview with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published in ''The Sunday Telegraph''.
 
* '''[[22 November|22]]''' - [[C.S. Lewis]] dies.
 
* '''[[22 November|22]]''' - [[C.S. Lewis]] dies.
 
* '''[[26 November|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], [[James Dundas-Grant]], [[Robert Havard]], [[Owen Barfield]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] attend the funeral of C.S. Lewis.  
 
* '''[[26 November|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], [[James Dundas-Grant]], [[Robert Havard]], [[Owen Barfield]] and [[Christopher Tolkien]] attend the funeral of C.S. Lewis.  
* '''[[28 November|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[George Sayer 28 November 1963|a letter to George Sayer]].
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* '''[[28 November|28]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to George Sayer (28 November 1963)|a letter to George Sayer]].
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Jared C. Lobdell December 1963|a letter to Jared C. Lobdell]].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Jared C. Lobdell|a letter to Jared C. Lobdell]].
* '''[[4 December|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Clark 4 December 1963|a letter to a Miss Clark]].
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* '''[[4 December|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Miss Clark|a letter to a Miss Clark]].
* '''[[16 December|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Baronne A. Baeyens 16 December 1963|a letter to Baronne A. Baeyens]].
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* '''[[16 December|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Baronne A. Baeyens|a letter to Baronne A. Baeyens]].
 
* '''[[23 December|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 253]].
 
* '''[[23 December|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 253]].
 
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Latest revision as of 13:43, 29 May 2014

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1963.

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[edit] April

[edit] May

[edit] June

[edit] July

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[edit] November

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Years
1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966

[edit] References

  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 609