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* '''[[7 January|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Roger Shaw 7 January 1966|letter to Roger Shaw]].
 
* '''[[7 January|7]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Roger Shaw 7 January 1966|letter to Roger Shaw]].
 
* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Timothy J. Wheeler 10 January 1966|letter to Timothy J. Wheeler]].
 
* '''[[10 January|10]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Timothy J. Wheeler 10 January 1966|letter to Timothy J. Wheeler]].
* '''[[11 January|11]]''' - [[Robert Farquharson]], who played [[Saruman]] and [[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==
 
* '''[[20 February|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Donald A. Wollheim 20 February 1966|letter to Donald A. Wollheim]].
 
* '''[[20 February|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Donald A. Wollheim 20 February 1966|letter to Donald A. Wollheim]].
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==June==
 
==June==
 
* '''[[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.
 
* '''[[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.
* '''[[30 June|30]]''' - [[Marton Csokas]], who would play [[Celeborn]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]]'', is born.
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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==
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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]].
 
* '''[[27 July|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives the unexpected visitors [[J.S. Ryan]] and [[Hans-Jörg Modlmayr]].
 
* '''[[27 July|27]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] receives the unexpected visitors [[J.S. Ryan]] and [[Hans-Jörg Modlmayr]].
 
* '''[[29 July|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Michael George Tolkien 29 July 1966|a letter to Michael Tolkien]], partly published as [[letter 289]].
 
* '''[[29 July|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Michael George Tolkien 29 July 1966|a letter to Michael Tolkien]], partly published as [[letter 289]].
 
* '''[[29 July|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Max Rouslin 29 July 1966|a letter to Max Rouslin]].
 
* '''[[29 July|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Max Rouslin 29 July 1966|a letter to Max Rouslin]].
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==August==
 
==August==
 
* '''[[2 August|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is interviewed by [[William Cater]].
 
* '''[[2 August|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is interviewed by [[William Cater]].
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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]]".
 
* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] conducts an [[Index:Interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien|interview]], published as "[[The Man Who Understands Hobbits]]".
 
* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - ''[[Letters to an American Lady]]'' is released.
 
* '''[[30 November|30]]''' - ''[[Letters to an American Lady]]'' is released.
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Harry C. Bauer November 1966|a letter to Harry C. Bauer]].
 
* '''?''' - [[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.
 
* '''?''' - [[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==

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