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==January==
 
==January==
* '''2''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 308|308]] and [[letter 309|309]].
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* '''[[2 January|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 308|308]] and [[letter 309|309]].
* '''27''' - Actor and author [[Cliff Broadway]] is born.
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* '''[[27 January|27]]''' - Actor and author [[Cliff Broadway]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - The first issue of [[Mythlore 1|Mythlore]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - The first issue of [[Mythlore 1|Mythlore]] is published.
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''3''' - [[Shane Rangi]], who would play several characters and lead the stunt crew of ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[3 February|3]]''' - [[Shane Rangi]], who would play several characters and lead the stunt crew of [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]], is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[David Salo]], Tolkien Linguist, is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[David Salo]], Tolkien Linguist, is born.
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''6''' - Scholar [[Gergely Nagy]] is born.
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* '''[[6 March|6]]''' - Scholar [[Gergely Nagy]] is born.
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* '''[[20 March|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Amy Ronald 20 March 1969|a letter to Amy Ronald]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
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* '''[[8 April|8]]''' - Actor [[Ian Hughes]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Mythlore 2]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[Mythlore 2]] is published.
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''7''' - Producer [[Rick Porras]] is born.
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* '''[[7 May|7]]''' - Producer [[Rick Porras]] is born.
* '''14''' - [[Cate Blanchett]], who would play [[Galadriel]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.
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* '''[[14 May|14]]''' - [[Cate Blanchett]], who would play [[Galadriel]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (film series)|''The Lord of the Rings'' (film series)]], is born.
* '''20''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 310]].
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* '''[[20 May|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 310]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''[[June 20|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Mr Paul Bibire 20 June 1969|letter to Paul Bibire]]
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* '''[[30 June|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Paul Bibire 30 June 1969|letter to Paul Bibire]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''8''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is diagnosed with an inflamed or diseased gall-bladder. Dr. Denis Tolhurst forbids him the consummation of fats (notably butter) and, in the eyes of the patient even worse, alcohol.
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* '''[[8 July|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is diagnosed with an inflamed or diseased gall-bladder. Dr. Denis Tolhurst forbids him the consummation of fats (notably butter) and, in the eyes of the patient even worse, alcohol.
* '''22''' - [[James Arnold Taylor]], who would voice several voices in Tolkien themed video games, is born.
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* '''[[19 July|19]]''' - Voice actress [[Courtenay Taylor]] is born.
* '''31''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[Letter 311]].
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* '''[[22 July|22]]''' - Actor [[James Arnold Taylor]] is born.
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* '''[[31 July|31]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[Letter 311]].
 
==August==  
 
==August==  
* '''6''' - [[Chris Edgerly]], who would voice various characters in [[EA]] video games, is born.
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* '''[[1 August|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mr Burrows 1 August 1969|a letter to Mr Burrows]].
* '''15''' - [[Kim Mai Guest]], who would voice [[Arwen]] in [[EA's The Battle for Middle-earth II]] and [[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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* '''[[5 August|5]]''' - Actress [[Kim Mai Guest]] is born.
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* '''[[6 August|6]]''' - [[Chris Edgerly]], who would voice various characters in [[Electronic Arts|EA]] video games, is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''29''' -  Artist [[Warren Mahy]] is born.
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* '''[[29 September|29]]''' -  Artist [[Warren Mahy]] is born.
 
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==October==
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* '''?''' - The anthology ''[[The Young Magicians]]'', which includes two poems by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], is published.
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* '''?''' - ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien (by Catherine Stimpson)|‎J.R.R. Tolkien]]'', a study by Catherine R. Stimpson, is published.‎
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''16''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 312]].
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* '''[[6 November|6]]''' - Informal date of foundation of [[The Tolkien Society]].
* '''25''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 313]].
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* '''[[7 November|7]]''' - [[Vera Chapman]] announces the foundation of [[The Tolkien Society]] in the ''New Statesman''.
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* '''[[16 November|16]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 312]].
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* '''[[25 November|25]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 313]].
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==December==
 
==December==
* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 314]].
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* '''[[15 December|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 314]].
 
==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''?''' - [[Royd Tolkien]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Royd Tolkien]] is born.

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