- 6 - William Sievert publishes the article "A Mania for Middle-earth" in the Chronicle for Higher Education.
- 15 - Ralph Bakshi's The Lord of the Rings premieres in the United States.
- 28 - Actor André Morell dies.
- ? - The Tolkien Scrapbook is published.
- ? - Lightning from a Clear Sky: Tolkien, The Trilogy, and The Silmarillion is published.
- ? - The 1979 Calendar of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings is released.
- ? - J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1979 is released.
- ? - The Silmarillion Desk Calendar 1979 is released.
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