Rainbow (disambiguation)


Rainbow (disambiguation)

A rainbow is an optical or meteorological phenomenon. main|Rainbow

Rainbow may also refer to:

Places

* Rainbow, California, a census-designated place in San Diego County
* Rainbow, Victoria, a town in the state of Victoria, Australia
* Rainbow Ski Area, a ski resort in New Zealand
* Rainbow Range, a mountain range associated with the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada
* Rainbow Range, a mountain range associated with the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia and Alberta, Canada
* Rainbow Springs, Florida, a 1st magnitude spring

People

* Bernarr Rainbow (1914–1998), historian of music education, organist, and choir master
* Edward Rainbowe (1608–1684), Bishop of Carlisle

ocial/Political

* "Rainbow Warrior", the name of two ships operated by Greenpeace
* Rainbow Family, an international movement, hosts rainbow gatherings
* Rainbow flag, a multi-colored flag consisting of stripes in the colors of the rainbow
* Rainbow Coalition is the name of several separate organizations
* Rainbow (political party), a small political party in Greece
* Human rainbow, a rainbow color pattern formed by people
* Rainbow Nation, a term coined by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, to describe post-apartheid (1994) South Africa
* Rainbow Guides, the youngest members of Girlguiding UK, aged between five and seven in Great Britain
* Rainbows (charity), an international charity supporting child bereavement

Mythology

* Iris (mythology)
* Bifröst
* Rainbow serpent

Publications

* "The Rainbow", a 1915 novel by British author D. H. Lawrence
* Rainbow (comic)—a comic and annual featuring such characters as Tiger Tim and his friends, the Bruin Boys
* "Rainbow Six (novel)", a novel by Tom Clancy about a fictional counter-terrorist team codenamed "Rainbow"
* Rainbow (Noon Universe) (a.k.a. Raduga), a fictional planet of the Noon Universe created by Boris and Arkady Strugatsky

Film

*The Rainbow (film), a 1989 UK production directed by Ken Russell based on the novel by D.H. Lawrence
*Rainbow (1996 film), a 1996 UK-Canadian co-production directed by Bob Hoskins
*Rainbow Song, a 2006 Japanese film by director Naoto Kumazawa and produced by Shunji Iwai

Music

* In Rainbows, the seventh studio album by Radiohead
* Rainbow (band), a classic hard-rock band, formed by former Deep Purple guitarist and co-founder Ritchie Blackmore
* Rainbow (person), guitarist, composer, and lyricist of the synth rock band The Birthday Massacre
* Rainbow (London), a concert venue in London UK, sometimes called 'The Rainbow'
* "Rainbow", a 1973 album by McGuinness Flint
* "Rainbow (Neil Diamond album)", a 1973 album by Neil Diamond
* "Rainbow (Johnny Cash album)", a 1985 album by Johnny Cash
* "Rainbow (Mariah Carey album)", a 1999 album by Mariah Carey
* "Rainbow (Ayumi Hamasaki album)", an album by Ayumi Hamasaki
* "Rainbow (Dolly Parton album)", an album by Dolly Parton
* "Rainbow (Boris collaborative album)", a collaborative album between Boris and Michio Kurihara
* L'Arc~en~Ciel (Japanese band, 'The Rainbow' in French)
* Rainbow, one of Paul Stanley's and Gene Simmons' pre-KISS era bands
* "Rainbows", a song by Madvillain from the album "Madvillainy"
* "The Rainbow", a song by Talk Talk on their 1988 album "Spirit of Eden"
* Rainbow Records, a record label
* Rainbow, nickname for Jeramy Gritter, guitarist for rock group Whitestarr

Television

* "Rainbow (TV series)", a British pre-school children's television series made by Thames Television from 1972 to 1992
* "Rainbow Brite", an animated television series by Hallmark aired from 1984-1985

Video games

* Rainbow Islands, a platform game
* Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, a computer and video game series created by Tom Clancy about a fictional counter-terrorist team codenamed "Rainbow"
* Captain Rainbow, an upcoming game for the Wii

Computers

*"The Rainbow", a former magazine for the TRS-80 Color Computer
*Rainbow 100 personal computer, from Digital Equipment Corporation
*Rainbow table, an array of plaintext and hashed values, used in password cracking
*Rainbow, the name of the representing company of Apple Computer in Greece
*Rainbow (data storage), a data storage technique which uses paper to store digital media
*RainbowCrack a computer program which uses rainbow tables for password cracking

Brands

* Rainbow Sandals, a brand of footwear. Company headquarters are in San Clemente, California
* Rainbow, a supermarket in the United Kingdom, part of Anglia Regional Co-operative Society Ltd.
* Rainbow Shops, a retail store chain based in Brooklyn, New York
* Rainbow, a brand of vacuums sold by Rexair LLC

Military

* XF-12 Rainbow, a four-engine monoplane designed by the Republic Aviation Company in the late 1940s
* HMS Rainbow, a British ship that took part in the Battle of Gravelines against the Spanish Armada
* HMCS Rainbow, an Apollo-second class protected cruiser that was the first ship of the Royal Canadian Navy
* AGM-136 Tacit Rainbow, an experimental U.S. anti-radiation missile
* Project Rainbow, often associated with the Philadelphia Experiment
* Rainbow Herbicides, a series of U.S. military defoliants used in the Vietnam War
* The Rainbow Plans, a series of color-coded war plans developed by the U.S. Army in the 1920s and 1930s

Other

* Rainbow party (sexuality), type of group sex
* Rainbow Codes, a series of colour related code names used by the British Ministry of Supply
* Rainbow Bar and Grill, a bar in Los Angeles
* The Rainbow Room, a well-known upscale restaurant and nightclub on the sixty-fifth floor of the GE Building in New York City's Rockefeller Center
* Rainbow (ride), an amusement ride
* Rainbow (Beanie Baby), a Beanie Baby chameleon produced by Ty, Inc.
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