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Whitney, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska
Population (2000): 87
Housing Units (2000): 40
Land area (2000): 0.157829 sq. miles (0.408774 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.157829 sq. miles (0.408774 sq. km)
FIPS code: 52925
Located within: Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
Location: 42.784024 N, 103.257281 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 69367
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Whitney, NV -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Nevada
Population (2000): 18273
Housing Units (2000): 7849
Land area (2000): 7.492166 sq. miles (19.404619 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 7.492166 sq. miles (19.404619 sq. km)
FIPS code: 83800
Located within: Nevada (NV), FIPS 32
Location: 36.096474 N, 115.044287 W
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Whitney, TX -- U.S. town in Texas
Population (2000): 1833
Housing Units (2000): 770
Land area (2000): 1.618841 sq. miles (4.192778 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.618841 sq. miles (4.192778 sq. km)
FIPS code: 78664
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 31.950876 N, 97.320716 W
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Whitney (album)

Whitney is the second studio album by American R&B/ pop singer Whitney Houston, released in the United States on June 2, 1987 by Arista Records as the follow-up to her best selling debut album, Whitney Houston. The album catapulted her to international fame. Whitney was certified 9× platinum by the RIAA on November 29, 1995.

The album met the expectations of many people and was sensationally popular after its release. With this album, Houston set historic records on the charts. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart the issue of June 27, 1987, becoming the first album by a female artist, and only the fifth album by a solo artist to do so. The album remained at the top for eleven consecutive weeks, creating a record; the most cumulative weeks (25 weeks) at number one on the albums chart by a female artist during the 1980s.

Its first four singles—" I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)", " Didn't We Almost Have It All," " So Emotional" and " Where Do Broken Hearts Go"—all peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making her the first female artist to achieve that feat. Along with three straight number one singles from the debut album, they established an unprecedented seven consecutive number one hits by a performer, surpassing the Beatles and the Bee Gees. As well as in United States, the album and the first single, "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)," were hits worldwide, topping the charts in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and mainland Europe.

At the 30th Grammy Awards of 1988, the album received three nominations including Album of the Year, winning her second Grammy, " Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female" for "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)." It has been announced that it will be re-released as a special anniversary edition by Legacy Recordings alongside The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album. The album has sold over 25 million copies worldwide.

Whitney (surname)

Whitney is an Old English surname that derives from the location of Whitney in Herefordshire, England. It was first mentioned in the Domesday Book with the spelling Witenie. The most plausible meaning for the name is White Water, from the Anglo-Saxonhwit (white) and ey (water), and probably refers to the River Wye which runs through the area and which can become a torrent when heavy rains in the Welsh mountains cause it to swell. This surname has also been used as a first name for both males and females, and many locations around the world have been named Whitney after individuals with this name.

Whitney (typeface)

Whitney is a family of sans-serif digital typefaces designed by American type designer Tobias Frere-Jones. It was originally created for New York’s Whitney Museum as its institutional typeface. Two key requirements were flexibility for editorial requirements and a design consistency with the Whitney Museum's existing public signage.

Whitney (TV series)

Whitney is an American sitcom that ran on NBC from September 22, 2011, to March 27, 2013. The series originally aired in the 9:30 pm (E/P)/8:30 pm (C) Thursday night timeslot. The show stars Whitney Cummings and is based on her real-life experience and her comedy routines. On September 25, 2011, the pilot of Whitney was multipurposed on various Universal Television networks, including Oxygen, E!, Style, and Bravo.

On May 9, 2013, Whitney was canceled by NBC after two seasons.

Whitney (City Road, London)

Whitney was initially a shop established in 1875 in City Road, London, for the buying and selling of scientific apparatus, also using the name The Scientific Exchange. It later developed to include the sale of small engineering items including model steam engines, boilers, gas engines, steam pumps, electrically driven water fountain pumps, and water powered turbines (the Whitney Water Motor), most of which were marked Whitney, City Road, London. The electrical side of the business was considerable and included installing telephone systems and electric lighting, as well as selling generators and batteries.

Whitney (band)

Whitney is an American indie-rock band from Chicago, which formed in 2015 and is signed to Secretly Canadian. The band was formed shortly after the breakup of member Max Kakacek and Julien Ehrlich's band Smith Westerns in late 2014. They released their debut album, Light Upon the Lake, in June 2016 and have toured internationally.

Whitney (film)

Whitney is a 2015 American made for television biographical film directed by Angela Bassett based on the late American recording artist Whitney Houston and her turbulent marriage to R&B artist Bobby Brown that premiered on Lifetime in North America on January 17, 2015. Whitney received mixed to negative reviews from critics, with praise going to DaCosta's performance as Houston and Bassett's direction of the film but criticism of Escarpeta's casting and the film's accuracy.

The movie stars Yaya DaCosta as Houston, Arlen Escarpeta as Brown and Yolonda Ross as Houston's longtime friend and road manager Robyn Crawford. Whitney is set in a period of five years (1989–1994) when Houston was catapulted in the worldwide success of her film debut The Bodyguard and its subsequent soundtrack. Filming took 20 days to shoot and was primarily filmed in Los Angeles and Santa Clarita, California.

Canadian R&B singer Deborah Cox performs all of Houston's vocals in the film, including " I Will Always Love You", " I'm Your Baby Tonight", " I'm Every Woman", " Jesus Loves Me" and " The Greatest Love of All". In addition, songwriting/production team The Jackie Boyz performed Brown's vocals for " Every Little Step" in the Soul Train Awards scene.

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But when on Friday, June 30, Whitney and a small delegation of town leaders made a formal call on Adams, he received them in his upstairs library seated in his favorite armchair.

Whitney, who liked to drive her Suburban in the snow just to show she could, sometimes rescuing addled Baltimoreans who had driven off the road in panic.

On July 16, 1866, Whitney presented to the California Academy of Sciences a report on the Calaveras skull, affirming that it was found in Pliocene strata.

Whitney, in his original description of the fossil, observed that the Calaveras skull was highly fossilized.

On July 16,1866, Whitney presented to the California Academy of Sciences a report on the Calaveras skull, affirming that it was found in Pliocene strata.

Whitney Cranshaw, an entomologist at Colorado State University, conducted a beer tasting for slugs in 1987, killing four thousand of them in eight weeks in the name of scientific inquiry.

Whitney and the others would end up riding crosstrees, more likely than not.

She swore it was only her third time at duckpins, but Tess was beginning to suspect the Talbot homestead contained a secret alley or two, where Whitney had honed her skills for years with an eye toward this opportunity to humiliate her.

The Nineteenth houses more priceless art per square foot than any other place in the world, in museums like the Guggenheim, the Whitney, the Metropolitan, the Frick, and Cooper-Hewitt.

Whitney, Armstrong, here a Kallikak freshly lettered, even a Hannahan posting driveways off to the right, to the left turning in at a weathered Crease to splash up the pitted drive and these dangling limbs look at them, twelve hundred dollars to those tree people they should pay us for damages, drive up as close as you can will you?

Whitney also reported discoveries that were made under intact volcanic layers at places other than under the latite cap of Tuolumne Table Mountain.

Evan Marchman, West to the others in the group, came to his attention next, and finally it was the tinker, Gabriel Richard Whitney, now the Marquess of Eastlyn, whose expertise was required to make an unusual and sensitive repair between a certain Austrian archduke and a former mistress of the Prince Regent.

Whitney recalled her teaberry and fished in her pocket to produce one of the fragrant leaves and pop it into her mouth.

Whitney, the state geologist of California, published a lengthy review of advanced stone tools found in California gold mines.

Whitney had done to him or had someone given him a drug to cause seizures so they could study him?