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==January==
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* '''8''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] reads over ''[[The New Shadow]]'' and most likely starts typing a final typescript.
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==February==
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* '''20''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 300]].
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* '''22''' - ''The Daily Telegraph'' publishes an interview of Charlotte and Denis Plimmer with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
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* '''29''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[Letter 301]].
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* '''30''' - The documentary ''[[Tolkien in Oxford]]'' is aired on the [[BBC]].
 
==March==
 
==March==
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* '''20''' - [[Lawrence Makoare]], who would play various roles in ''[[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]]'', is born.
 
* '''25''' - [[Michael Reisz]] , who would voice [[Legolas]] in''[[Vivendi's The Fellowship of the Ring (game)|The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born
 
* '''25''' - [[Michael Reisz]] , who would voice [[Legolas]] in''[[Vivendi's The Fellowship of the Ring (game)|The Fellowship of the Ring]]'', is born
 
==May==
 
==May==
* '''?''' - Tolkien researcher [[Michael Drout]] is born.
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* '''2''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 302]].
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* '''6''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 303]].
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* '''?''' - Author [[Michael Drout]] is born.
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* '''?''' - ''[[The Tolkien Relation]]'' is published.
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==June==
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* '''4''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 304]].
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* '''26''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 305]].
 
==August==
 
==August==
 
* '''28''' - [[Billy Boyd]], who would play [[Peregrin Took]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.  
 
* '''28''' - [[Billy Boyd]], who would play [[Peregrin Took]] in [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]], is born.  
 
==September==
 
==September==
* '''?''' - The radioseries of [[The Hobbit (1968 radio series)|The Hobbit]] is started, it airs a total of four hours until November.
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* '''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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==October==
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* '''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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* '''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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* '''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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* '''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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==November==
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* '''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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* '''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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* '''14''' - [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] writes [[letter 307]].
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* '''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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* '''?''' - The Tolkiens move to Poole, near Bornemouth, a seaside resort.
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* '''?''' - The Tolkiens move to [[Woodridings|Poole]], near [[Bournemouth]].
* '''?''' - After the death of his father, [[Rayner Unwin]] becomes chairman of [[Allen and Unwin]].
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* '''?''' - After the death of his [[Stanley Unwin|father]], [[Rayner Unwin]] becomes chairman of [[Allen and Unwin]].
  
 
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Revision as of 20:05, 8 March 2009

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1968.

January

February

March

May

June

August

September

October

November

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Years
1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971