Eugene is a major city in the state of Oregon. It is the second largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the county seat of Lane County. It is located at the south end of the Willamette Valley, near the confluence of the McKenzie and Willamette rivers, about 50 miles (80 km) east of the Oregon Coast. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, Eugene has a population of 156,185, and Lane County (MSA) has a population of 351,715.
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Eugene Wesley "Gene" Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American television screenwriter, producer and futurist, best known for creating the American science fiction series Star Trek. Born in El Paso, Texas, Roddenberry grew up in Los Angeles, California where his father worked as a police officer. Roddenberry flew 89 combat missions in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II, and worked as a commercial pilot after the war.
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James Eugene "Jim" Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, and producer. Carrey has received four Golden Globe Award nominations, winning two. Known for his highly energetic, slapstick performances, he has been described as one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood. Carrey first gained recognition in 1990 after landing a recurring role in the sketch comedy In Living Color.
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Theocracy is a form of government in which official policy is governed by immediate divine guidance or by officials who are regarded as divinely guided, or is pursuant to the doctrine of a particular religion or religious group. From the perspective of the theocratic government, "God himself is recognized as the head" of the state, hence the term theocracy, from the Greek θεοκρατια "rule of God", a term used by Josephus for the kingdoms of Israel and Judah.
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Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust (10 July 1871 – 18 November 1922) was a French novelist, critic, and essayist best known for his monumental À la recherche du temps perdu (In Search of Lost Time; earlier translated as Remembrance of Things Past). It was published in seven parts between 1913 and 1927.
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Gore Vidal is an American author, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and political activist. His third novel, The City and the Pillar (1948), outraged mainstream critics as one of the first major American novels to feature unambiguous homosexuality. He also ran for political office twice and has been a longtime political critic.
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Eugene Allen "Gene" Hackman (born January 30, 1930) is a retired American actor and novelist. Nominated for five Academy Awards, winning two, Hackman has also won three Golden Globes and two BAFTAs in a career that spanned five decades. He first came to fame in 1967 with his performance as Buck Barrow in Bonnie and Clyde.
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Eugene Merle Shoemaker
Eugene Merle Shoemaker (or Gene Shoemaker) (April 28, 1928 – July 18, 1997), American geologist, was one of the founders of the fields of planetary science. Born in Los Angeles, California, he is best known for co-discovering the Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9 with his wife Carolyn Shoemaker and David Levy.
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Prince Eugene of Savoy
Prince Eugene of Savoy (François Eugène; 18 October 1663 – 21 April 1736), was one of the most successful military commanders in modern European history, rising to the highest offices of state at the Imperial court in Vienna. Born in Paris to aristocratic Italian parents, Eugene grew up around the French court of King Louis XIV. Based on his poor physique and bearing, the Prince was initially prepared for a career in the church, but by the age of 19 he had determined on a military career.
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Buzz Aldrin, Sc.D. (born Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr. , January 20, 1930) is an American mechanical engineer, retired United States Air Force pilot and astronaut who was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing in history. On July 20, 1969, he was the second human being to set foot on the moon, following mission commander Neil Armstrong.
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Eugene V. Debs
Eugene Victor "Gene" Debs (November 5, 1855 – October 20, 1926) was an American union leader, one of the founding members of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW or the Wobblies), and several times the candidate of the Socialist Party of America for President of the United States. Through his presidential candidacies, as well as his work with labor movements, Debs eventually became one of the best-known socialists living in the United States.
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Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, ForMemRS, FBA, (born February 9, 1943) is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001) and the John Bates Clark Medal (1979). He is also the former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank.
Joseph StiglitzMassachusetts Institute of Technology alumniAmerican anti-globalization writersJewish American writersUnited States Council of Economic AdvisersNew Keynesian economistsNobel laureates in EconomicsPeople from Gary, IndianaLiving peopleStanford University facultyInternational Panel on Climate Change lead authorsDevelopment specialistsPrinceton University facultyAmerican economistsPeople associated with the University of ManchesterFellows of Gonville and Caius College, CambridgeFaculty of Sciences PoForeign Members of the Russian Academy of SciencesClinton Administration personnelFellows of the Econometric SocietyAcademics of the University of OxfordColumbia University facultyAshkenazi JewsMembers of the United States National Academy of SciencesMembers of the Pontifical Academy of Social SciencesInformation economistsForeign Members of the Royal SocietyFellows of All Souls College, OxfordGerald Loeb Award winnersPublic economistsKeio University facultyDevelopment economistsAlumni of Fitzwilliam College, CambridgeAmherst College alumniInternational developmentWorld Bank Chief EconomistsYale University facultyAmerican Nobel laureates1943 birthsFellows of the British Academy
Pope Eugene IV
Pope Eugene IV (1383 – 25 February 1447), born Gabriele Condulmer, was pope from 3 March 1431 until his death.
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Eugene Ormandy (November 18, 1899 – March 12, 1985) was a Hungarian-born conductor and violinist.
Eugene OrmandyAmerican conductors (music)Hungarian conductors (music)Hungarian classical violinistsKennedy Center honoreesMusicians from Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaHonorary Knights Commander of the Order of the British EmpireGrammy Award winners1985 deathsNaturalized citizens of the United StatesConductors (music) awarded knighthoods1899 birthsHungarian emigrants to the United States
Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971), known as Gene Vincent, was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll and rockabilly. His 1956 top ten hit with his Blue Caps, "Be-Bop-A-Lula", is considered a significant early example of rockabilly. He is a member of the Rock and Roll and Rockabilly Halls of Fame.
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Pope Eugene III
Pope Blessed Eugene III (died 8 July 1153), born Bernardo da Pisa, was Pope from 1145 to 1153. He was the first Cistercian to become Pope.
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Eugene Paul "E. P. " Wigner (Hungarian Wigner Jenő Pál; November 17, 1902 – January 1, 1995) FRS was a Hungarian American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He received a share of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1963 "for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and the elementary particles, particularly through the discovery and application of fundamental symmetry principles"; the other half of the award was shared between Maria Goeppert-Mayer and J. Hans D. Jensen.
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Eugène de Beauharnais
Eugène de Beauharnais
United States Olympic Trials (track and field)
The United States Olympic Trials for the sport of Track and Field is the quadrennial meet to select the United States representatives at the Olympic Games. Since 1992, the meet has also served as the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Because of the depth of competition in some events, this has been considered by many to be the best track meet in the world. The event is regularly shown on domestic U.S. Television and covered by a thousand members of the worldwide media.
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Kyle Eugene Petty (born June 2, 1960) is a former American NASCAR driver and is currently a co-host for NASCAR RaceDay and panel member for NASCAR Smarts which are both on SPEED. He also commentates for TNT in the summer. He is the son of racer Richard Petty, grandson of racer Lee Petty, and father of Adam Petty. He and his wife Pattie have two other children: Austin and Montgomery Lee. He last drove the #45 Dodge Charger for Petty Enterprises, where he formerly served as CEO.
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Springfield is a city in Lane County, Oregon, United States. Located in the Southern Willamette Valley, it is within the Eugene-Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. Separated from Eugene to the west, mainly by Interstate 5, Springfield is the second-most populous city in the metropolitan area after Eugene. As of the 2010 census, the city has a total population of 59,403. The Briggs family first settled the Springfield area, arriving in 1848.
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Bradley International Airport
See: Bradley Air National Guard Base for the United States Air Force use of the airport Bradley International Airport is a joint civil-military public airport located in Windsor Locks on the border with East Granby and Suffield, in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States. It is owned by the State of Connecticut. It is the second-largest airport in New England. The airport is situated in the towns of Windsor Locks, Suffield and East Granby, about halfway between Hartford and Springfield.
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Michael Landon (October 31, 1936 – July 1, 1991) was an American actor, writer, director, and producer. He is widely known for his roles as Little Joe Cartwright in Bonanza (1959–1973), Charles Ingalls in Little House on the Prairie (1974–1983), and Jonathan Smith in Highway to Heaven (1984–1989). Landon appeared on the cover of TV Guide 22 times, second only to Lucille Ball (TV Guide, July 6, 1991).
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Eugene Onegin is a novel in verse written by Alexander Pushkin. It is a classic of Russian literature, and its eponymous protagonist has served as the model for a number of Russian literary heroes. It was published in serial form between 1825 and 1832. The first complete edition was published in 1833, and the currently accepted version is based on the 1837 publication.
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Nicholas "Nick" Dinsmore (born December 17, 1975), better known by his ring names Eugene and U-Gene, is an American professional wrestler. Best known for his work for World Wrestling Entertainment, Dinsmore is currently working on the independent circuit for promotions such as Juggalo Championship Wrestling and Ohio Valley Wrestling.
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Eugene "Jug" Ammons (April 14, 1925 – July 23, 1974) also known as "The Boss," was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, and the son of boogie-woogie pianist Albert Ammons.
Gene AmmonsHard bop saxophonistsAfrican American woodwind musiciansPrestige Records artists1925 birthsAmerican jazz tenor saxophonistsDeaths from cancerChess Records artists1974 deathsBebop saxophonistsSoul-jazz saxophonistsSavoy Records artists
Paul Montgomery "Pauly" Shore (born February 1, 1968) is an American comedian and actor who starred in several comedy films in the 1990s and hosted a video show on MTV in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Shore is still performing stand-up comedy and is touring in 2012.
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Charles XV of Sweden
Charles XV & IV also Carl (Carl Ludvig Eugen); Swedish and Norwegian: Karl (3 May 1826 – 18 September 1872) was King of Sweden (Charles XV) and Norway (Charles IV) from 1859 until his death. Though known as King Charles XV in Sweden, he was actually the ninth Swedish king by that name, as his predecessor Charles IX (reigned 1604–1611) had adopted a numeral according to a fictitious history of Sweden.
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Orval Eugene Faubus (January 7, 1910 – December 14, 1994) was the 36th Governor of Arkansas, serving from 1955 to 1967. He is best known for his 1957 stand against the desegregation of Little Rock public schools during the Little Rock Crisis, in which he defied a unanimous decision of the United States Supreme Court by ordering the Arkansas National Guard to stop African American students from attending Little Rock Central High School.
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The Eugene Emeralds (nicknamed the Ems) is a minor league baseball team in Eugene, Oregon, United States. They are a short-season Class A team in the Northwest League, and have been a farm team of the San Diego Padres since 2001. Originally created in 1955 as a charter member of the Northwest League, the Emeralds won the inaugural pennant and remained in the NWL until 1968. During that time, they played in 6,000-seat Bethel Park.
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Vicky Gene Robinson (born May 29, 1947 in Fayette County, Kentucky) is the ninth bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire in the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. Robinson was elected bishop in 2003 and entered office in March 2004. Before becoming bishop, he served as assistant to the retiring New Hampshire bishop, as Canon to the Ordinary.
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Norman Eugene Walker, known as Clint Walker (born May 30, 1927), is an American actor best known for his cowboy role as "Cheyenne Bodie" in the TV Western series, Cheyenne.
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Eugene Alan "Gene" Snisky (born January 14, 1970) is a professional wrestler, better known by his ring name Snitsky, who is best known for his time spent with World Wrestling Entertainment. He had played college football at the University of Missouri and was on the pre-season roster in 1995 for the Birmingham Barracudas of the Canadian Football League. He was released from his contract in 2008 and has since been seeking a role in acting.
Gene SnitskyUniversity of Missouri alumniPeople from Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaLiving peopleAmerican professional wrestlers1970 births
Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin (February 20, 1884 – March 10, 1937) was a Russian author of science fiction and political satire. Despite having been a prominent Old Bolshevik, Zamyatin was deeply disturbed by the policies pursued by the CPSU following the October Revolution. He is most famous for his 1921 novel We, a story set in a dystopian future police state. In 1921, We became the first work banned by the Soviet censorship board.
Yevgeny ZamyatinRussian novelists1937 deaths1884 birthsSoviet short story writersRussian emigrantsFormer communistsRussian science fiction writersPrometheus Award winning authorsSoviet dissidentsSaint Petersburg State Polytechnical University alumniPeople from LebedyanSoviet novelistsPeople with synesthesia
Oregon Route 126
Oregon Route 126 is a state highway connecting central, western and coastal Oregon. A short freeway section of Oregon 126 in Eugene and Springfield is co-signed as Interstate 105.
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Eugene Andrew Cernan (born March 14, 1934) is a retired United States Navy officer and a former NASA astronaut and engineer. He has been into space three times: as pilot of Gemini 9A in June 1966; as lunar module pilot of Apollo 10 in May 1969; and as commander of Apollo 17 in December 1972, the final Apollo lunar landing.
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Napoléon, Prince Imperial
Napoléon, Prince Imperial
David Eugene Tudor (January 20, 1926 – August 13, 1996) was an American pianist and composer of experimental music.
David TudorAmerican classical pianists1926 birthsExperimental composersBlack Mountain College facultyAmerican composers20th-century classical composers1996 deathsAvant-garde pianistsMusicians from Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaContemporary classical music performers
Niels Bohr Institute
The Niels Bohr Institute is a research institute of the University of Copenhagen. The research of the institute spans astronomy, geophysics, nanotechnology, particle physics, quantum mechanics and biophysics.
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Thomas Eugene "Tom" Robbins (born July 22, 1936) is an American author. His best-selling novels are seriocomic, often wildly poetic stories with a strong social and philosophical undercurrent, an irreverent bent, and scenes extrapolated from carefully researched bizarre facts. He is probably best known for his novel Even Cowgirls Get the Blues which was made into a movie in 1993 by Gus Van Sant and starring Uma Thurman, Lorraine Bracco and Keanu Reeves.
Tom RobbinsWriters from North CarolinaWriters from VirginiaPeople from Richmond, VirginiaWriters from Washington (state)Living peopleAmerican novelistsPostmodern writers1936 birthsVirginia Commonwealth University alumniPeople from Seattle, WashingtonAmerican satirists
Eugene "Gene" Victor Hoglan II (born August 31, 1967 in Dallas, Texas) is an American drummer. He is acclaimed for his creativity in drum arrangements, including usage of odd devices for percussion effects and his trademark lengthy double-kick drum rhythms (using what he calls "kick triplets"). His highly technical playing is extremely accurate at very high and challenging tempos, earning him the nicknames "The Atomic Clock" and "Human Drum Machine".
Gene HoglanAmerican heavy metal drummersDark Angel membersLiving peopleTestament (band) members1967 birthsMetalocalypseMusicians from Dallas, TexasBlack metal musiciansDeath (band) members
Corporal Eugene "Flash" Thompson is a supporting character in Marvel Comics’s Spider-Man series. Created by writer Stan Lee and artist Steve Ditko, he first appeared in Amazing Fantasy #15 (August 1962). Flash is a star high school football player and classmate of Peter Parker (secretly the superhero Spider-Man) who mercilessly bullies Peter. On the other hand, Flash greatly admires Spider-Man, an irony in which Parker takes some gratification.
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Eugene Aynsley Goossens
Sir Eugene Aynsley Goossens was an English conductor and composer.
Eugene Aynsley GoossensComposers awarded knighthoodsAlumni of the Royal College of MusicKnights BachelorEnglish composersPeople from Camden TownConductors (music) awarded knighthoodsEnglish conductors (music)1962 deaths1893 birthsGoossens family
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