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1981

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==January==
 
==January==
* '''10''' - [[Richard Boone]], who voiced [[Smaug]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]'' dies.
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* '''[[January 10|10]]''' - Actor [[Richard Boone]] dies.
* '''28''' - [[Elijah Wood]], who portrayed [[Frodo Baggins]] in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[January 28|28]]''' - Actor [[Elijah Wood]] is born.
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''8''' - The first episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[March 8|8]]''' - The first episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''15''' - The second episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[March 15|15]]''' - The second episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''22''' - The third episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[March 22|22]]''' - The third episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''29''' - The fourth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[March 29|29]]''' - The fourth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree March 1981]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree March 1981]] is published.
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''5''' - The fifth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[April 5|5]]''' - The fifth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''12''' - The sixth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[April 12|12]]''' - The sixth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''19''' - The seventh episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[[[April 19|19]]''' - The seventh episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''26''' - The eighth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[April 26|26]]''' - The eighth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree April 1981]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree April 1981]] is published.
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''3''' - The ninth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[May 3|3]]''' - The ninth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''10''' - The tenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[May 10|10]]''' - The tenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''17''' - The eleventh episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[May 17|17]]''' - The eleventh episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''24''' - The twelfth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[May 24|24]]''' - The twelfth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''31''' - The thirteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[May 31|31]]''' - The thirteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree May 1981]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree May 1981]] is published.
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''7''' - The fourteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[June 7|7]]''' - The fourteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''14''' - The fifteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[June 14|14]]''' - The fifteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''21''' - The sixteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[June 21|21]]''' - The sixteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''28''' - The seventeenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[June 28|28]]''' - The seventeenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree June 1981]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree June 1981]] is published.
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''5''' - The eighteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[July 5|5]]''' - The eighteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''12''' - The nineteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[July 12|12]]''' - The nineteenth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''19''' - The twentieth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[July 19|19]]''' - The twentieth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''26''' - The twenty-first episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[July 26|26]]''' - The twenty-first episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree July 1981]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree July 1981]] is published.
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''2''' - The twenty-second episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[August 2|2]]''' - The twenty-second episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''7-10''' - [[Mythcon XII]].
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* '''[[August 7|7]]-[[August 10|10]]''' - [[Mythcon XII]].
* '''9''' - The twenty-third episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].  
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* '''[[August 9|9]]''' - The twenty-third episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].  
* '''16''' - The twenty-fourth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[August 16|16]]''' - The twenty-fourth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
 
* '''[[August 20|20]]''' - ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' is published.
 
* '''[[August 20|20]]''' - ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' is published.
* '''23''' - The twenty-fifth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[August 23|23]]''' - The twenty-fifth episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
* '''30''' - The twenty-sixth and last episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
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* '''[[August 30|30]]''' - The twenty-sixth and last episode of the [[The Lord of the Rings (1981 radio series)|radio adaptation of ''The Lord of the Rings'']] is aired on [[BBC|BBC 4]].
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree August 1981]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree August 1981]] is published.
  
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''16''' - ''[[Arthedain (Tolkien Society)|Arthedain]]'', the Norwegian [[Tolkien Society]], is founded in Oslo.
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* '''[[September 16|16]]''' - ''[[Arthedain (Tolkien Society)|Arthedain]]'', the Norwegian [[Tolkien Society]], is founded in Oslo.
* '''22''' - The Dutch Tolkien Society ''[[Unquendor]]'' is founded in Leiden.
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* '''[[September 22|22]]''' - The Dutch Tolkien Society ''[[Unquendor]]'' is founded in Leiden.
* '''25-27''' - [[Oxonmoot 1981]]
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* '''[[September 25|25]]-[[September 27|27]]''' - [[Oxonmoot 1981]]
 
==December==
 
==December==
 
* '''?''' - ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien: The Shores of Middle-earth]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien: The Shores of Middle-earth]]'' is published.
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Atlas of Middle-earth]]'' by [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]] is published
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Atlas of Middle-earth]]'' by [[Karen Wynn Fonstad]] is published
 
* '''?''' - ''[[England and Always: Tolkien's World of the Rings]]'' by [[Jared Lobdell]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[England and Always: Tolkien's World of the Rings]]'' by [[Jared Lobdell]] is published.
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Tolkien Quiz Book (by Robinson and Wilson)|The Tolkien Quiz Book]]'', the book by Robinson and Wilson, is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[The 1981 J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar]] is released.
 
* '''?''' - [[The 1981 J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar]] is released.
 
* '''?''' - [[The J.R.R. Tolkien Desk Calendar 1981]] is released.
 
* '''?''' - [[The J.R.R. Tolkien Desk Calendar 1981]] is released.
 
* '''?''' - [[Shire Calendar 1981]] is released.
 
* '''?''' - [[Shire Calendar 1981]] is released.
 
* '''?''' - [[The 1981 J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar - The Lord of the Rings]] is released.
 
* '''?''' - [[The 1981 J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar - The Lord of the Rings]] is released.
* '''?''' - ''[[The Tolkien Quiz Book (by Robinson and Wilson)|The Tolkien Quiz Book]]'', the book by  Robinson and Wilson, is published.
 
  
 
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