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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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    (1706- )
    Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Elevation is about a mile high
    Population is about half a million (34th most populous U.S. city in 2007)
    Most populated city in New Mexico
    Has nine sister cities - Alburquerque, Spain; Asgabat, Turkmenistan; Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico; Gijeon, Spain; Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; Helmstedt, Germany; Hualien, Taiwan; Lanzhou, China and Sasebo, Japan
    Notables born here include Vivian Vance, Neil Patrick Harris, French Stewart, Jack-ass Steve-O, Annabeth Gish, Al Unser, Elyse Sewell, Ronnie Lott, Jay Roach, Randy Castillo, Heidi Swedberg, Claudia Udy, Edmund Cobb, Astronaut Sidney M Gutierrez and Don Alvarado
    Indie rock group Shins formed here
    During the summer of 1947, many UFOs were sighted here.
    Their pro-censorship Republican Congresswoman Heather Wilson delivered a tearful impassioned speech concerning Janet Jackson's Superbowl half-time show.
    In June of 1994 temperatures hit 107øF (41.6øC).
    The Westernmost battle of the civil war was fought here.
    Cowboy actor Gabby Hayes died here in 1969.
    After retiring, actress Marsha Mason moved here and opened a herbal remedy shop.
    Albuquerquians favorite ingredient seems to be chili.
    It was originally called Alburquerque, but the first r was eventually dropped.
    During and after WW II, many scientists moved here to experiment on atomic and nuclear weapons.
    In 1975, Bill Gates, founded Microsoft here.
    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was born here.
    Both September 1983 playmate Barbara Edwards and 1996 Miss America Vivian Y Herding were born here.
    Every October, it hosts the world's largest hot air balloon festival.
    The city's population nearly tripled in the 50 years after 1960.
    The first solar heated commercial building opened here (1957).
    It is home of the world's longest aerial tramway.
    Track stars train here because of the high altitude and hilly terrain.
    The Disney trilogy 'High School Musical' is set but not filmed here.
    TV series 'In Plain Sight' and 'Breaking Bad' are set here.
    'Weird Al' Yankovic wrote a song with this name and the Partridge Family sung 'Point Me In the Direction of Albuquerque.'

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