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1970

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* '''[[January 15|15]]''' - Musician [[Charles Deenen]] is born.
 
* '''[[January 15|15]]''' - Musician [[Charles Deenen]] is born.
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''[[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.
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* '''[[13 April|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==
 
* '''[[July 18|18]]''' - Author and scholar [[Ármann Jakobsson]] is born.
 
* '''[[July 18|18]]''' - Author and scholar [[Ármann Jakobsson]] is born.

Revision as of 18:26, 8 June 2011

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