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1968

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* '''[[8 January|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] reads over ''[[The New Shadow]]'' and most likely starts typing a final typescript.
 
* '''[[8 January|8]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] reads over ''[[The New Shadow]]'' and most likely starts typing a final typescript.
 
* '''[[29 January|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Humphrey Carpenter 29 January 1968|a letter to Humphrey Carpenter]].
 
* '''[[29 January|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Humphrey Carpenter 29 January 1968|a letter to Humphrey Carpenter]].
 
 
==February==
 
==February==
 
* '''[[5 February|5]]-[[9 February|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is filmed for the documentary ''[[Tolkien in Oxford]]''.
 
* '''[[5 February|5]]-[[9 February|9]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] is filmed for the documentary ''[[Tolkien in Oxford]]''.
 
* '''[[20 February|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 300]].
 
* '''[[20 February|20]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 300]].
 
* '''[[29 February|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 301]].
 
* '''[[29 February|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 301]].
 
 
==March==
 
==March==
 
* '''[[17 March|17]]''' - Author [[Nataša Tučev]] is born.
 
* '''[[17 March|17]]''' - Author [[Nataša Tučev]] is born.
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* '''[[25 March|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.
 
* '''[[25 March|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.
 
* '''[[30 March|30]]''' – The documentary ''[[Tolkien in Oxford]]'' is aired on the [[BBC]].
 
* '''[[30 March|30]]''' – The documentary ''[[Tolkien in Oxford]]'' is aired on the [[BBC]].
 
 
==May==
 
==May==
 
* '''[[2 May|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 302]].
 
* '''[[2 May|2]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 302]].
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* '''[[4 June|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 304]].
 
* '''[[4 June|4]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 304]].
 
* '''[[26 June|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 305]].
 
* '''[[26 June|26]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 305]].
 
 
==July==
 
==July==
 
* '''[[24 July|24]]''' - Artist [[Colleen Doran]] is born.
 
* '''[[24 July|24]]''' - Artist [[Colleen Doran]] is born.
 
 
==August==
 
==August==
 
* '''[[28 August|28]]''' - [[Billy Boyd]], who would play [[Peregrin Took]] in [[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]], is born.
 
* '''[[28 August|28]]''' - [[Billy Boyd]], who would play [[Peregrin Took]] in [[The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy]], is born.
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Ingrid Pridgeon August 1968|a letter to Ingrid Pridgeon]].
 
* '''?''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Ingrid Pridgeon August 1968|a letter to Ingrid Pridgeon]].
 
 
==September==
 
==September==
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* '''[[29 September|29]]''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes a [[Billy Callahan 29 September 1968|letter to Billy Callahan]].
 
* '''[[29 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]].
 
* '''[[29 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]].
 
==October==
 
==October==
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* '''[[20 October|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]].
 
* '''[[20 October|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 October|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]].
 
* '''[[27 October|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 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]].
 
* '''[[3 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]].

Revision as of 20:03, 5 July 2012

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