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1980

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==February==
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* '''9''' - [[Heron Carvic]], who voiced [[Gandalf]] in ''[[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|The Hobbit]]'', dies.
 
==May==
 
==May==
 
* '''11''' - [[Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King]] is released.
 
* '''11''' - [[Rankin/Bass' The Return of the King]] is released.
 
==July==
 
==July==
 
* '''25-28''' - [[Mythcon XI]].
 
* '''25-28''' - [[Mythcon XI]].
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==August==
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* '''22''' -  [[Norman Shelley]], who voiced [[Gandalf]] and [[Tom Bombadil]] in [[The Lord of the Rings (1956 radio series)|the first radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']], dies.
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* '''29''' - Author [[Douglas C. Kenney]] dies.
 
==September==
 
==September==
 
* '''26-28''' - [[Oxonmoot 1980]].
 
* '''26-28''' - [[Oxonmoot 1980]].
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==November==
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* '''18''' - ''[[Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth]]'' is published.
 
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* '''?''' - [[Unfinished Tales of Númenor and Middle-earth]] is published.
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* '''?''' - [[Ralph Bakshi]] wins the [[wikipedia:Giffoni_film_festival|Golden Gryphon]] for ''[[Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings|The Lord of the Rings]]''.
* '''?''' - [[Ralph Bakshi]] wins the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giffoni_film_festival Golden Gryphon] for [[Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings|The Lord of the Rings]].
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* '''?''' - [[Quettar]] is founded.
 
* '''?''' - [[Nevill Coghill]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.  
 
* '''?''' - [[Nevill Coghill]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.  
* '''?''' - [[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]] is published.
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Languages of Tolkien's Middle-earth]]'' is published.
* '''?''' - [[A Reader's Guide to The Silmarillion]] is published.   
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* '''?''' - ''[[A Reader's Guide to The Silmarillion]]'' is published.   
 
* '''?''' - [[The Lord of the Rings Film Calendar 1980]] is released.
 
* '''?''' - [[The Lord of the Rings Film Calendar 1980]] is released.
 
* '''?''' - [[The J.R.R. Tolkien Desk Calendar 1980]] is released.
 
* '''?''' - [[The J.R.R. Tolkien Desk Calendar 1980]] is released.

Revision as of 14:45, 10 March 2009

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1980. You may also be looking for Third Age 1980.

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