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1970

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==January==
 
==January==
* '''1''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[Letter 315]].
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* '''[[January 1|1]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[Letter 315]].
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''13''' - [[Tom Shippey]], then a young academic at the University of [[Birmingham]], receives a letter from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] after giving a speech at a Tolkien-themed convention.
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* '''[[April 13|13]]''' - [[Tom Shippey]], then a young academic at the University of [[Birmingham]], receives a [[Tom Shippey 13 April 1970|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] after giving a speech at a Tolkien-themed convention.
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''18''' - Author and scholar [[Ármann Jakobsson]] is born.
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* '''[[July 18|18]]''' - Author and scholar [[Ármann Jakobsson]] is born.
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''4-7''' - The first [[Mythcon I|Mythcon]] is held at [[wikipedia:Harvey Mudd College|Harvey Mudd College]].
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* '''[[September 4|4]]-[[September 7|7]]''' - The first [[Mythcon I|Mythcon]] is held at [[wikipedia:Harvey Mudd College|Harvey Mudd College]].
* '''11''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 316]].
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* '''[[September 11|11]]''' - J.R.R. Tolkien writes [[letter 316]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
 
* '''?''' - The [[Mallorn 1|first issue]] of ''[[Mallorn (journal)|Mallorn]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - The [[Mallorn 1|first issue]] of ''[[Mallorn (journal)|Mallorn]]'' is published.
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''1''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 317]].
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* '''[[November 1|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 317]].
* '''12''' - [[Craig Parker]], who would play [[Haldir (Elf of Lórien)|Haldir]] and provide the voice of [[Gothmog (Lieutenant of Morgul)|Gothmog]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[November 12|12]]''' - Actor [[Craig Parker]] is born.
* '''22''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 318]].
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* '''[[November 22|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 318]].
 
==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''?''' - The staff of the Oxford English Dictionary compiles an entry for "[[Hobbits|hobbit]]".
 
* '''?''' - The staff of the Oxford English Dictionary compiles an entry for "[[Hobbits|hobbit]]".

Revision as of 09:26, 30 June 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1970.

January

April

July

September

October

November

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  • ? - The staff of the Oxford English Dictionary compiles an entry for "hobbit".
Years
1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973