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1970

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==April==
 
==April==
 
* '''[[13 April|13]]''' - [[Tom Shippey]], then a young academic at the University of [[Birmingham]], receives a [[Tom Shippey ?12 April 1970|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] after giving a speech at a Tolkien-themed convention.
 
* '''[[13 April|13]]''' - [[Tom Shippey]], then a young academic at the University of [[Birmingham]], receives a [[Tom Shippey ?12 April 1970|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] after giving a speech at a Tolkien-themed convention.
 
 
==July==
 
==July==
 
* '''[[18 July|18]]''' - Author and scholar [[Ármann Jakobsson]] is born.
 
* '''[[18 July|18]]''' - Author and scholar [[Ármann Jakobsson]] is born.
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* '''[[31 October|31]]''' - Actor [[Nolan North]] is born.
 
* '''[[31 October|31]]''' - Actor [[Nolan North]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - 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 November|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 317]].
 
* '''[[1 November|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 317]].
 
* '''[[12 November|12]]''' - Actor [[Craig Parker]] is born.
 
* '''[[12 November|12]]''' - Actor [[Craig Parker]] is born.
 
* '''[[22 November|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 318]].
 
* '''[[22 November|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 318]].
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==December==
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* '''[[14 December|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[W.A.R. Hadley 14 December 1970|a letter to W.A.R. Hadley]].
 
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* '''?''' - 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]]".

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Tolkien-related events that took place in 1970.

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