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1969

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==January==
 
==January==
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* '''2''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes letters [[letter 308|308]] and [[letter 309|309]].
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* '''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==
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* '''3''' - [[Shane Rangi]], who would play several characters and lead the stunt crew of ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[David Salo]], Tolkien Linguist, is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[David Salo]], Tolkien Linguist, is born.
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==March==
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* '''6''' - Scholar [[Gergely Nagy]] is born.
 
==April==
 
==April==
 
* '''?''' - [[Mythlore 2]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[Mythlore 2]] is published.
 
==May==
 
==May==
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* '''7''' - Producer [[Rick Porras]] is born.
 
* '''14''' - [[Cate Blanchett]], who would play [[Galadriel]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.
 
* '''14''' - [[Cate Blanchett]], who would play [[Galadriel]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.
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* '''20''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 310]].
 
==July==
 
==July==
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* '''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.
 
* '''22''' - [[James Arnold Taylor]], who would voice several voices in Tolkien themed video games, is born.
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* '''31''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[Letter 311]].
 
==August==  
 
==August==  
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* '''6''' - [[Chris Edgerly]], who would voice various characters in [[EA]] video games, is born.
 
* '''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.
 
* '''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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==November==
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* '''16''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 312]].
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* '''25''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 313]].
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==December==
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* '''15''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 314]].
 
==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''?''' - [[Royd Tolkien]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Royd Tolkien]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[Charles Leslie Wrenn]], [[Inklings|Inlking]], dies.
 
* '''?''' - [[Charles Leslie Wrenn]], [[Inklings|Inlking]], dies.
* '''?''' - [[Ken Rudolph Calendar 1969]] released.
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* '''?''' - ''[[Tolkien: A Look Behind The Lord of the Rings]]'' is published.
* '''?''' - [[Bored of the Rings]] published.
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* '''?''' - ''[[Bored of the Rings]]'' is published.
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* '''?''' - [[Ken Rudolph Calendar 1969]] is released.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:09, 9 March 2009

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1969.

January

February

March

April

May

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.
  • 31 - J.R.R. Tolkien writes Letter 311.

August

November

December

?

Years
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