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==January==
 
==January==
* '''10''' - [[Richard Boone]], who voiced [[Smaug]] in ''[[Rankin/Bass' The Hobbit]]'' dies.
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* '''[[10 January|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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* '''[[28 January|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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* '''[[8 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 Radio 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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* '''[[10 March|10]]''' - [[Amon Hen 49|''Amon Hen'' 49]] is published.
* '''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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* '''[[15 March|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 Radio 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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* '''[[22 March|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 Radio 4]].
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree March 1981]] is published.
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* '''[[29 March|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 Radio 4]].
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* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree March 1981|''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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* '''[[5 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 Radio 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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* '''[[12 April|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 Radio 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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* '''[[19 April|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 Radio 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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* '''[[26 April|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 Radio 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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* '''[[2 May|2]]''' - [[Amon Hen 50|''Amon Hen'' 50]] is published.
* '''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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* '''[[3 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 Radio 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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* '''[[10 May|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 Radio 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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* '''[[17 May|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 Radio 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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* '''[[24 May|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 Radio 4]].
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* '''[[31 May|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 Radio 4]].
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree May 1981]] is published.
 
* '''?''' - [[Beyond Bree May 1981]] is published.
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* '''?''' - [[Mallorn 16|''Mallorn'' 16]] is published.
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==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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* '''[[7 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 Radio 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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* '''[[14 June|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 Radio 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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* '''[[21 June|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 Radio 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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* '''[[28 June|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 Radio 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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* '''[[5 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 Radio 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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* '''[[12 July|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 Radio 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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* '''[[19 July|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 Radio 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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* '''[[26 July|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 Radio 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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* '''[[2 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 Radio 4]].
* '''7-10''' - [[Mythcon XII]].
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* '''[[7 August|7]]-[[10 August|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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* '''[[9 August|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 Radio 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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* '''[[16 August|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 Radio 4]].
* '''[[August 20|20]]''' - ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' is published.
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* '''[[20 August|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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* '''[[23 August|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 Radio 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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* '''[[30 August|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 Radio 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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* '''[[12 September|12]]''' - Author and librarian [[William Ready]] dies.
* '''22''' - The Dutch Tolkien Society ''[[Unquendor]]'' is founded in Leiden.
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* '''[[16 September|16]]''' - ''[[Arthedain (Tolkien Society)|Arthedain]]'', the Norwegian [[Tolkien Societies|Tolkien Society]], is founded in Oslo.
* '''25-27''' - [[Oxonmoot 1981]]
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* '''[[18 September|18]]''' - Extracts from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s "[[The Name Coventry]]" is published in ''[[The Catholic Herald (18 September 1981)|The Catholic Herald]]''.
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* '''[[22 September|22]]''' - The Dutch Tolkien Society ''[[Unquendor]]'' is founded in Leiden.
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* '''[[25 September|25]]-[[27 September|27]]''' - [[Oxonmoot 1981]]
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==October==
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* '''?''' - [[Mallorn 17|''Mallorn'' 17]] is published.
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==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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==?==
 
* '''?''' - [[J.A.W. Bennett]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.
 
* '''?''' - [[J.A.W. Bennett]], [[Inklings|Inkling]], dies.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[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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