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==January==
 
==January==
* '''[[January 4|4]]''' - Author and linguist [[Arden R. Smith]] is born.
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* '''[[4 January|4]]''' - Author and linguist [[Arden R. Smith]] is born.
* '''[[January 6|6]]''' - [[A.R. Rahman]], composer of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Musical]]'', is born.
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* '''[[6 January|6]]''' - [[A.R. Rahman]], composer of ''[[The Lord of the Rings Musical]]'', is born.
* '''[[January 7|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 283]].
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* '''[[7 January|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 283]].
* '''[[January 7|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Roger Shaw 7 January 1966|letter to Roger Shaw]].
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* '''[[7 January|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Roger Shaw 7 January 1966|letter to Roger Shaw]].
* '''[[January 10|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Timothy J. Wheeler 10 January 1966|letter to Timothy J. Wheeler]].
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* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Timothy J. Wheeler 10 January 1966|letter to Timothy J. Wheeler]].
* '''[[January 11|11]]''' - [[Robert Farquharson]], who played [[Saruman]] and [[Denethor II|Denethor]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)]]'', dies.
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* '''[[11 January|11]]''' - [[Robert Farquharson]], who played [[Saruman]] and [[Denethor]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1955 radio series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (1955 radio series)]], dies.
 
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* '''[[12 January|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[David Hicks 12 January 1966|a letter to David Hicks]].
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''[[February 20|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Donald A. Wollheim 20 February 1966|letter to Donald A. Wollheim]].
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* '''[[20 February|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Donald A. Wollheim 20 February 1966|letter to Donald A. Wollheim]].
* '''[[February 23|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 284]].
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* '''[[23 February|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 284]].
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''?[[March 2|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is interviewed for the article "[[The Hobbit-forming World of J.R.R. Tolkien]]".
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* '''?[[2 March|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is interviewed for the article "[[The Hobbit-forming World of J.R.R. Tolkien]]".
* '''[[March 9|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Roger Verhulst 9 March 1966|a letter to Roger Verhulst]].
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* '''[[9 March|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Roger Verhulst 9 March 1966|a letter to Roger Verhulst]].
* '''[[March 21|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[George Sayer 21 March 1966| a letter to George Sayer]].
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* '''[[21 March|21]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[George Sayer 21 March 1966| a letter to George Sayer]].
 
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==April==
 
==April==
* '''[[April 8|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 285]].
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* '''[[8 April|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 285]].
* '''[[April 8|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Roger Verhulst 8 April 1966|a letter to Roger Verhulst]].
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* '''[[8 April|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Roger Verhulst 8 April 1966|a letter to Roger Verhulst]].
* '''[[April 27|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 286]].
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* '''[[12 April|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mother Mary Anthony 12 April 1966|a letter to Mother Mary Anthony]].
 
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* '''[[12 April|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[James Ridolfo 12 April 1966|a letter to James Ridolfo]].
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* '''[[27 April|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 286]].
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''[[May 3|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Roger Verhulst 3 May 1966|a letter to Roger Verhulst]].
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* '''[[3 May|3]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Roger Verhulst 3 May 1966|a letter to Roger Verhulst]].
* '''[[May 10|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[Letter 287|287]] and [[Letter 288|288]].
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* '''[[6 May|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Martin M. Snapp 6 May 1966|letter to Martin Snapp]].
* '''[[May 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Nancy Smith 30 May 1966|letter to Nancy Smith]].
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* '''[[10 May|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[Letter 287|287]] and [[Letter 288|288]].
 
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* '''[[30 May|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Nancy Smith 30 May 1966|letter to Nancy Smith]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''[[June 30|30]]''' - [[Marton Csokas]], who would play [[Celeborn (Lord of Lórien)|Celeborn]] in [[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]], is born.
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* '''[[29 June|29]]''' - [[Gene Deitch]]'s [[wikipedia:Ashcan copy|ashcan animation]] of ''[[The Hobbit (1966 film)|The Hobbit]]'' is shown to a limited audience in New York City.
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* '''[[30 June|30]]''' - [[Marton Csokas]], who would play [[Celeborn]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]], is born.
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''[[July 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Michael George Tolkien 29 July 1966|a letter to Michael Tolkien]], partly published as [[letter 289]].
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* '''[[2 July|2]]''' - An issue of ''[[Saturday Evening Post (2 July 1966)|Saturday Evening Post]]'' is published, containing the [[The Hobbit-forming World of J.R.R. Tolkien|an interview with Tolkien]].
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* '''[[27 July|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives the unexpected visitors [[J.S. Ryan]] and [[Hans-Jörg Modlmayr]].
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* '''[[29 July|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Michael George Tolkien 29 July 1966|a letter to Michael Tolkien]], partly published as [[letter 289]].
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* '''[[29 July|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Max Rouslin 29 July 1966|a letter to Max Rouslin]].
  
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''[[August 2|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is interviewed by [[William Cater]].
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* '''[[2 August|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is interviewed by [[William Cater]].
* '''[[August 10|10]]''' - [[André Sogliuzzo]], who would provide many voices for Tolkien-themed [[:Category:Video games|video games]], is born.
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* '''[[6 August|6]]''' - [[Glasgow Herald (6 August 1966)|''Glasgow Herald'' (6 August 1966)]], including an [[Index:Interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien|interview]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] by [[Daphne Castell]], is published.
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* '''[[10 August|10]]''' - [[André Sogliuzzo]], who would provide many voices for Tolkien-themed [[:Category:Video games|video games]], is born.
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* '''[[11 August|11]]''' - [[The Christian Science Monitor (11 August 1966)|''The Christian Science Monitor'' (11 August 1966)]], including an [[Index:Interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien|interview]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] by [[Daphne Castell]], is published.
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* '''[[24 August|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] lends [[Rayner Unwin]] a reading-copy of "[[The End of Bovadium]]".
 
* '''?''' - The magazine ''[[Rally - August, 1966]]'', with an essay on [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] by [[Jared Lobdell]], is published.
 
* '''?''' - The magazine ''[[Rally - August, 1966]]'', with an essay on [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] by [[Jared Lobdell]], is published.
 
 
==September==
 
==September==
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Tolkien Reader]]'' is published in the United States.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Tolkien Reader]]'' is published in the United States.
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''[[October 16|16]]''' - Actress [[Mary Elizabeth McGlynn]] is born.
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* '''[[11 October|11]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Clyde S. Kilby 11 October 1966|a letter to Clyde S. Kilby]].
* '''[[October 26|26]]''' - Finding himself short of a speech subject, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] reads ''[[Smith of Wootton Major]]'' to a room of about 800 people.
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* '''[[12 October|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Kenneth I. Rasmussen, Jr. 12 October 1966|a letter to Kenneth I. Rasmussen, Jr.]].
* '''[[October 28|28]]''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 290]].
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* '''[[16 October|16]]''' - Actress [[Mary Elizabeth McGlynn]] is born.
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* '''[[17 October|17]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Primary School in Acocks Green 17 October 1966|a letter to schoolchildren]].
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* '''[[26 October|26]]''' - Finding himself short of a speech subject, [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] reads ''[[Smith of Wootton Major]]'' to a room of about 800 people.
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* '''[[28 October|28]]''' - Tolkien writes [[letter 290]].
 
* '''?''' - The article "[[Tolkien on Tolkien]]" is published in ''Diplomat''.
 
* '''?''' - The article "[[Tolkien on Tolkien]]" is published in ''Diplomat''.
 
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''[[November 22|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 291]].
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* '''[[1 November|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] conducts an [[Index:Interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien|interview]] with [[Dick Plotz|Richard Plotz]].
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* '''[[7 November|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Gene Wolfe 7 November 1966|a letter to Gene Wolfe]].
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* '''[[22 November|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 291]].
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* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] conducts an [[Index:Interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien|interview]], published as "[[The Man Who Understands Hobbits]]".
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* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - ''[[Letters to an American Lady]]'' is released.
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* '''?''' - [[New Worlds Vol. 50, No. 168|''New Worlds'' Vol. 50, No. 168]], including an [[Index:Interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien|interview]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] by [[Daphne Castell]], is published.
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[December 12|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 292]].
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* '''[[12 December|12]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 292]].
* '''[[December 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 293]].
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* '''[[29 December|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 293]].
 
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* '''Spring''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Rod Jellema 1966|a letter to Rod Jellema]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gifts the poem ''[[Bilbo's Last Song]]'' to his secretary, [[Joy Hill]].  
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] gifts the poem ''[[Bilbo's Last Song]]'' to his secretary, [[Joy Hill]].  
 
 
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