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1968

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==February==
 
==February==
* '''5-9''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is filmed for the documentary ''[[Tolkien in Oxford]]'' (see also ''[[1968 BBC Interview]]'').
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* '''[[February 5|5]]-[[February 9|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is filmed for the documentary ''[[Tolkien in Oxford]]'' (see also ''[[1968 BBC Interview]]'').
* '''20''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 300]].
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* '''[[February 20|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 300]].
* '''22''' - ''The Daily Telegraph'' publishes an interview of Charlotte and Denis Plimmer with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
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* '''[[February 22|22]]''' - ''The Daily Telegraph'' publishes an interview of Charlotte and Denis Plimmer with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
* '''29''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 301]].
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* '''[[February 29|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 301]].
* '''30''' - The documentary ''[[Tolkien in Oxford]]'' is aired on the [[BBC]].
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* '''[[February 30|30]]''' - The documentary ''[[Tolkien in Oxford]]'' is aired on the [[BBC]].
 
==March==
 
==March==
* '''20''' - [[Lawrence Makoare]], who would play various roles in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
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* '''[[March 20|20]]''' - Actor and stuntman [[Lawrence Makoare]] is born.
* '''21''' - Actor [[Greg Ellis]] is born.
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* '''[[March 21|21]]''' - Actor [[Greg Ellis]] is born.
* '''25''' - [[Michael Reisz]] , who would voice [[Legolas]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)|The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born
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* '''[[March 25|25]]''' - [[Michael Reisz]] , who would voice [[Legolas]] in ''[[The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (video game)|The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born
  
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''2''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 302]].
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* '''[[May 2|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 302]].
* '''6''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 303]].
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* '''[[May 6|6]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 303]].
 
* '''?''' - Author [[Michael Drout]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - Author [[Michael Drout]] is born.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Tolkien Relation]]'' is published.
 
* '''?''' - ''[[The Tolkien Relation]]'' is published.
 
==June==
 
==June==
* '''4''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 304]].
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* '''[[June 4|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 304]].
* '''26''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 305]].
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* '''[[June 26|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 305]].
  
 
==July==
 
==July==
* '''24''' - Artist [[Colleen Doran]] is born.
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* '''[[July 24|24]]''' - Artist [[Colleen Doran]] is born.
  
 
==August==
 
==August==
* '''28''' - [[Billy Boyd]], who would play [[Peregrin Took]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.  
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* '''[[August 28|28]]''' - [[Billy Boyd]], who would play [[Peregrin Took]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.  
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''29''' - ''[[An Unexpected Party (episode)|An Unexpected Party]]'', the first episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
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* '''[[September 29|29]]''' - ''[[An Unexpected Party (episode)|An Unexpected Party]]'', the first episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
* '''6''' - ''[[Out of the Frying-pan into the Fire (episode)|Out of the Frying-pan into the Fire]]'', the second episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
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* '''[[October 6|6]]''' - ''[[Out of the Frying-pan into the Fire (episode)|Out of the Frying-pan into the Fire]]'', the second episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
* '''13''' - ''[[Riddles in the Dark (episode)|Riddles in the Dark]]'', the third episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
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* '''[[October 13|13]]''' - ''[[Riddles in the Dark (episode)|Riddles in the Dark]]'', the third episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
* '''20''' - ''[[Strange Lodgings]]'', the fourth episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
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* '''[[October 20|20]]''' - ''[[Strange Lodgings]]'', the fourth episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
* '''27''' - ''[[Barrels out of Bond (episode)|Barrels out of Bond]]'', the fifth episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
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* '''[[October 27|27]]''' - ''[[Barrels out of Bond (episode)|Barrels out of Bond]]'', the fifth episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
 
==November==
 
==November==
* '''3''' - ''[[A Warm Welcome (episode)|A Warm Welcome]]'', the sixth episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
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* '''[[November 3|3]]''' - ''[[A Warm Welcome (episode)|A Warm Welcome]]'', the sixth episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
* '''10''' - ''[[The Gathering of the Clouds (episode)|The Gathering of the Clouds]]'', the seventh episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
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* '''[[November 10|10]]''' - ''[[The Gathering of the Clouds (episode)|The Gathering of the Clouds]]'', the seventh episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
* '''14''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 307]].
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* '''[[November 14|14]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 307]].
* '''17''' - ''[[The Clouds Burst (episode)|The Clouds Burst]]'', the eighth and last episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
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* '''[[November 17|17]]''' - ''[[The Clouds Burst (episode)|The Clouds Burst]]'', the eighth and last episode of the [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|1968 radio series of ''The Hobbit]]'', is aired on [[BBC|BBC Radio]].
 
==?==
 
==?==
 
* '''?''' - The Tolkiens move to [[Woodridings|Poole]], near [[Bournemouth]].
 
* '''?''' - The Tolkiens move to [[Woodridings|Poole]], near [[Bournemouth]].

Revision as of 18:46, 27 June 2010

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1968.

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