Rita

Rita may refer to:

Weather

* Hurricane Rita
* Tropical Storm Rita, the name of several storms

Media and entertainment

* "Rita" (album), by Rita Guerra
* RITA award, an award for romantic fiction
* Rita and Runt, a recurring segment in the TV series "Animaniacs"

People

* Rita (singer), Japanese voice actress, singer, and lyricist
* Rita of Cascia (1381-1457), Italian Augustinian saint
* Rita Mae Brown (b. 1944), American writer and activist
* Rita R. Colwell (b. 1934), environmental microbiologist
* Rita Coolidge (b. 1945), American singer
* Rita Cosby (b. 1964), American journalist
* Rita Crockett (b. 1957), American volleyball player
* Rita Deverell (b. 1945), Canadian journalist
* Rita Donagh (b. 1939), British artist
* Rita Dove (b. 1952), American poet
* Rita Drávucz (b. 1980), Hungarian water polo player
* Rita Clay Estrada (b. 1941), romance novelist
* Rita Guerra (b. 1967), Portuguese singer
* Rita Hayworth (1918–1987), American actress
* Rita Johnston (b. 1935), Canadian politician
* Rita Kalmbach, Canadian politician
* Rita Kleinstein (b.1962), Israeli singer and actress
* Rita Lee (b. 1947), Brazilian musician
* Rita Levi-Montalcini (b. 1909), Italian-American neurologist
* Rita Marley (b. 1946), Jamaican singer and widow of Bob Marley
* Rita Moreno (b. 1931), Puerto Rican actress
* Rita Rudner (b. 1956), American comedian and writer
* Rita Tushingham (b. 1942), English actress
* Rita Verdonk (b. 1955), Dutch politician
* Rita Wilson (b. 1956), American actress and producer

Fictional characters

* Rita ("Cypher"), a character in the film "Cypher"
* Rita Repulsa, a villain in the TV series "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers"
* Rita Skeeter, a character in the "Harry Potter" franchise
* Rita Stapleton, a character in the TV series "The Guiding Light"
* Rita Sullivan, a character in the TV series "Coronation Street"
* Rita, a character in the franchise "Jungledyret Hugo"
* Rita Mordio, a character in "Tales of Vesperia".

Other meanings

* Rita (genus), a genus of catfishes
* 1180 Rita, an asteroid
* Rita - Queen of Speed, a roller coaster
* RIT Ambulance, an emergency medical services organization
* Research and Innovative Technology Administration, research programs agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation
* Resistance Inside the Army, a protest movement

ee also

As a given name, Rita may be short for:
* Margarita
* Margherita
* Horita


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