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==January==
 
==January==
* '''[[January 5|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 227]].
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* '''[[5 January|5]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 227]].
* '''[[January 24|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 228]].
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* '''[[24 January|24]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 228]].
 
==February==
 
==February==
* '''[[February 23|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 229]].
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* '''[[23 February|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 229]].
* '''[[February 28|28]]''' - [[Mark Ferguson]], who would play [[Gil-galad]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.  
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* '''[[28 February|28]]''' - [[Mark Ferguson]], who would play [[Gil-galad]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born.  
 
==April==
 
==April==
* '''[[April 28|28]]''' - [[Jamieson Price]], who voiced [[Aragorn]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring]]'', is born.
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* '''[[28 April|28]]''' - [[Jamieson Price]], who voiced [[Aragorn]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: War of the Ring]]'', is born.
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''[[May 6|6]]''' - Actor [[Wally Wingert]] is born.
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* '''[[6 May|6]]''' - Actor [[Wally Wingert]] is born.
* '''[[May 17|17]]''' - Singer [[Enya]] is born.
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* '''[[17 May|17]]''' - Singer [[Enya]] is born.
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* '''[[9 May|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Mr. Hart 9 May 1961|a letter to Mr. Hart]].
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* '''[[23 May|23]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Rayner Unwin 23 May 1961|a letter to Rayner Unwin]].
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''[[June 1|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Jan Broberg 1 June 1961|a letter to Jan Broberg]].
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* '''[[1 June|1]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Jan Broberg 1 June 1961|a letter to Jan Broberg]].
* '''[[June 8|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 230]].
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* '''[[8 June|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 230]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''[[August 21|21]]''' - An [[Interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien|interview]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] ("[[Den besynnerlige professor Tolkien]]") is published in Swedish.
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* '''[[21 August|21]]''' - An [[Index:Interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien|interview]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] ("[[Den besynnerlige professor Tolkien]]") is published in Swedish.
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''[[October 4|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 231]].
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* '''[[4 October|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 231]].
* '''[[October 31|31]]''' - Director [[Peter Jackson]] is born in Pukerua Bay, [[New Zealand]].  
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* '''[[31 October|31]]''' - Director [[Peter Jackson]] is born in Pukerua Bay, [[New Zealand]].  
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''[[November 4|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 232]].
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* '''[[4 November|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 232]].
* '''[[November 15|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 233]].
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* '''[[13 November|13]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Paul Barnetson 13 November 1961|a letter to Paul Barnetson]].
* '''[[November 22|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 234]].
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* '''[[15 November|15]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 233]].
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* '''[[22 November|22]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 234]].
 
==December==
 
==December==
* '''[[December 6|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 235]].
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* '''[[6 December|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 235]].
* '''[[December 30|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 236]].
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* '''[[29 December|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Miss Perry 29 December 1961|a letter to Miss Perry]].
 
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* '''[[30 December|30]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 236]].
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* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]], nominated by [[C.S. Lewis]], was [http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/jan/05/jrr-tolkien-nobel-prize rejected by the Nobel Prize jury].
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* '''?''' - Author [[Joseph Pearce]] is born.
 
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Revision as of 16:48, 11 August 2012

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1961.

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