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==January==
 
==January==
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* '''First or second week''': [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] invites [[Walter Hooper]] to his house. They talk mostly about [[C.S. Lewis]], who recently had died.<ref>[[Joseph Pearce]], "Tolkien and C.S. Lewis: An Interview with Walter Hooper", in ''[[Tolkien: A Celebration]]'', pp. 190-1</ref>
 
* '''[[9 January|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 254]].
 
* '''[[9 January|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 254]].
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* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to the Royal Society of Literature|a letter to the Royal Society of Literature]].
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* '''[[17 January|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Mrs A. Mountfield|a letter to Mrs. A. Mountfield]].
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* '''[[18 January|18]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Justin Arundale|a letter to Justin Arundale]].
 
* '''[[20 January|20]]''' - The [[1965 BBC Interview]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is made.
 
* '''[[20 January|20]]''' - The [[1965 BBC Interview]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is made.
* '''[[20 January|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts writing [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 20–26 January 1964|a letter to Professor Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
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* '''[[20 January|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] starts writing [[Letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski (20–26 January 1964)|a letter to Professor Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
* '''[[26 January|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] finishes writing [[Przemyslaw Mroczkowski 20–26 January 1964|a letter to Professor Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
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* '''[[26 January|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] finishes writing [[Letter to Przemyslaw Mroczkowski (20–26 January 1964)|a letter to Professor Przemyslaw Mroczkowski]].
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''[[5 March|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Eileen Elgar 5 March 1964|a letter to Eileen Elgar]] (of which a part was published as [[letter 255]]) and encloses the manuscript [["Concerning ... The Hoard" and "Kinship of the Half-elven"|"Concerning ... ''The Hoard''" and "Kinship of the Half-elven"]].
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* '''[[5 March|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Eileen Elgar (5 March 1964)|a letter to Eileen Elgar]] (of which a part was published as [[letter 255]]) and encloses the manuscripts [[Concerning ... 'The Hoard']] and [[Kinship of the Half-elven]].
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* '''[[16 March|16]]''' - Artist [[Quinton Hoover]] is born.
 
==April==
 
==April==
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* '''?''' - [[I, Palantir (April 1964)|''I, Palantir'', issue 3]] is published.
 
* '''[[20 April|20]]''' - Actor [[Andy Serkis]] is born.
 
* '''[[20 April|20]]''' - Actor [[Andy Serkis]] is born.
 
==May==
 
==May==
 
* '''[[13 May|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 256]].
 
* '''[[13 May|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 256]].
 
* '''[[28 May|28]]''' - ''[[Tree and Leaf]]'' is first published in the UK.
 
* '''[[28 May|28]]''' - ''[[Tree and Leaf]]'' is first published in the UK.
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* '''[[30 May|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Letter to Jane T. Sibley]]
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==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[7 June|7]]''' - Actor [[Brian Talbot]] is born.
 
* '''[[7 June|7]]''' - Actor [[Brian Talbot]] is born.
* '''[[13 June|13]]-[[15 June|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[W.R. Matthews 13-15 June 1964|a letter to W.R. Matthews]].
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* '''[[13 June|13]]-[[15 June|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Letter to W.R. Matthews|a letter to W.R. Matthews]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''[[10 July|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Alan White 10 July 1964|a letter to Alan White]].
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* '''[[10 July|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Alan White|a letter to Alan White]].
* '''[[15 July|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] sends [[Miss J.L. Curry 15 July 1964|a letter to Miss J.L. Curry]].
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* '''[[15 July|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] sends [[Letter to Miss J.L. Curry|a letter to Miss J.L. Curry]].
 
* '''[[16 July|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 257]].
 
* '''[[16 July|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 257]].
* '''?''' - [[L. Sprague de Camp]] sends [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] a copy of his anthology ''[[Swords and Sorcery|Swords & Sorcery]]''.
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* '''?''' - [[L. Sprague de Camp]] sends [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] a copy of his anthology ''[[Swords & Sorcery]]''.
 
==August==
 
==August==
 
* '''[[2 August|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 258]].
 
* '''[[2 August|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 258]].
 
* '''[[7 August|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 259]].
 
* '''[[7 August|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 259]].
* '''[[10 August|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Carole Ward 10 August 1964|a letter to Carole Ward]].
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* '''[[10 August|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Carole Ward|a letter to Carole Ward]].
 
* '''[[16 August|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 260]].
 
* '''[[16 August|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 260]].
 
* '''[[30 August|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 261]].
 
* '''[[30 August|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 261]].
* '''[[30 August|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[L. Sprague de Camp 30 August 1964|a letter to L. Sprague de Camp]].
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* '''[[30 August|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to L. Sprague de Camp|a letter to L. Sprague de Camp]].
 
==September==
 
==September==
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* '''[[1 September|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] met [[Clyde S. Kilby]]
 
* '''[[7 September|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 262]].
 
* '''[[7 September|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 262]].
 
* '''[[10 September|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 263]].
 
* '''[[10 September|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 263]].
 
* '''[[11 September|11]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 264]].
 
* '''[[11 September|11]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 264]].
 
* '''[[30 September|30]]''' - Actor [[Bernard Rebel]] dies.
 
* '''[[30 September|30]]''' - Actor [[Bernard Rebel]] dies.
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==October==
 
==October==
* '''[[9 October|9]]''' - [[Guillermo del Toro]], co-writer of the upcoming ''[[The Hobbit films|The Hobbit]]'' duology, is born.
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* '''[[9 October|9]]''' - [[Guillermo del Toro]], co-writer of the upcoming ''[[The Hobbit (film series)|The Hobbit]]'' duology, is born.
 
* '''[[10 October|10]]''' - The first episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[10 October|10]]''' - The first episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[10 October|10]]''' - Actor [[Quinton Flynn]] is born.
 
* '''[[10 October|10]]''' - Actor [[Quinton Flynn]] is born.
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* '''[[7 November|7]]''' - The fifth episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[7 November|7]]''' - The fifth episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[11 November|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 265]].
 
* '''[[11 November|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 265]].
* '''[[11 November|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Clyde S. Kilby 11 November 1964|a letter to Clyde S. Kilby]].
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* '''[[11 November|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter to Clyde S. Kilby (11 November 1964)|a letter to Clyde S. Kilby]].
 
* '''[[14 November|14]]''' - The sixth episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[14 November|14]]''' - The sixth episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[21 November|21]]''' - The seventh episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[21 November|21]]''' - The seventh episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
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* '''[[24 November|24]]''' - Robert Graves, [[University of Oxford|Oxford]]'s Professor of Poetry, introduces [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[wikipedia:Ava Gardner|Ava Gardner]]. They had never heard of one another, and both did not know why the other was famous.
 
* '''[[26 November|26]]''' - The [[1964 BBC Interview]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] was made.
 
* '''[[26 November|26]]''' - The [[1964 BBC Interview]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] was made.
 
* '''[[28 November|28]]''' - The eighth episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[28 November|28]]''' - The eighth episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
* '''?''' - [[Robert Groves]], Oxford's Professor of Poetry, introduces [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[wikipedia:Ava Gardner|Ava Gardner]]. They had never heard of one another, and both did not know why the other was famous.
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* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - ''[[El hobito]]'', the first translation into Spanish of ''[[The Hobbit]]'', is published.
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==December==
 
==December==
 
* '''[[5 December|5]]''' - The ninth episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[5 December|5]]''' - The ninth episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
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* '''[[19 December|19]]''' - The eleventh episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[19 December|19]]''' - The eleventh episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[26 December|26]]''' - The twelfth episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[26 December|26]]''' - The twelfth episode of the [[Princess]]-serialization of ''[[The Hobbit]]'' is published.
* '''[[31 December|31]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a letter to [[Ingeborg Korff 31 December 1964|Ingeborg Korff and her pupils]].
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* '''[[31 December|31]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a letter to [[Letter to Ingeborg Korff|Ingeborg Korff and her pupils]].
 
==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the essay "[[The Ulsterior Motive]]".
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes the essay "[[The Ulsterior Motive]]".
 
* '''?''' - Author [[Chris Smith]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Author [[Chris Smith]] is born.
* '''?''' - Artist [[Quinton Hoover]] is born.
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  1. Joseph Pearce, "Tolkien and C.S. Lewis: An Interview with Walter Hooper", in Tolkien: A Celebration, pp. 190-1
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