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3 edition of The Guinness Book of Records found in the catalog.

The Guinness Book of Records

The Guinness Book of Records

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Published by Guinness World Records Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference works,
  • c 1990 to c 2000

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8266710M
    ISBN 100851129781
    ISBN 109780851129785
    OCLC/WorldCa27123148

    How many died in history's worst rail crash? The McWhirters continued to compile it for many years. She persevered even when the German Stukas came screaming down to drop pound bombs onto the convoys all around her, torching the cars and cratering the roads. The following year it sold 70, copies in the United States.

    He realised then that a book with the answers to this sort of question might prove popular. One thousand copies were printed and given away. His fastest time for a draw was 0. Eating contests and beer and alcohol consumption entries are no longer accepted, possibly for fear of litigation. InBeaver shot at a game bird and missed, leading the party to wonder about the fastest game bird in existence.

    My Goodness, My Guinness Then inremembering his Wexford shooting party and the argument they'd had Sir Beaver came up with the idea of a Guinness' promotion based on the idea of settling arguments which usually arose while in the pub. Let us know in the comments section below. During a GWR Live! Make sure you read through them carefully. The McWhirters continued to compile it for many years.


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The Guinness Book of Records Download PDF Ebook

Each edition has a selection of the large set of records in the Guinness database. The ways used to make that choice have changed over the years. During his stay, he and his hosts got into an argument over which was the fastest The Guinness Book of Records book bird in Europe. Even your huge collection of comics could be a record breaker!

They failed to find a resolution, even by using reference books. Dunja Kuhn Photo courtesy of Guinness World Records Longest time controlling a football with the soles whilst on the roof of a moving car: Ash Randall kept control of the football for 93 seconds in the UK.

It was 7 inches wide, 10 inches long, had a lime green cover and stretched to pages. The record was set at the Radio Flyer headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.

Guinness World Records made the complete list available on their website. According to a story by Planet Money of NPRGuinness began to realise that a lucrative new revenue source to replace falling book sales was the would-be record-holders themselves.

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During a GWR Live! For example, following publication of the "heaviest fish" record, many fish owners overfed their pets beyond the bounds of what was healthy, and therefore such entries The Guinness Book of Records book removed.

While there's no record of anyone saying, "Hold my beer and watch this," there is a historic account of a discussion between Sir Hugh Beaver, managing director of the Guinness Brewery, and his hosts during a European hunting expedition that started it all.

This is to encourage breaking of world records. A few years ago our special guest was Mr. She took her first trapeze lesson at the age of 78, and set the record as the oldest female performing flying trapeze artist at 84 years and days old. But more often the argument takes place on a dispute of fact, and it can be very exasperating if there is no immediate means of settling the argument.

Guinness World Records states several types of records it will not accept for ethical reasons, such as those related to the killing or harming of animals.

The following year it went to the U. Sultan Kosen. The rise of the Internet began to cut into book sales in the s and forward, part of a general decline in the book industry.

Nowhere to be found are the names of Norris or Ross McWhirter. That is faster than the speed of sound! All content from Kiddle encyclopedia articles including the article images and facts can be freely used under Attribution-ShareAlike license, unless stated otherwise.

Remember, there are hundreds of people just like you who want to break a record.

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Their beloved cargoes of dolls, clocks, and mirrors lay smashed around them and along mile upon mile of unfriendly road. Russian Olga Henry, who lives in Culver City, set the record for the fastest meter en pointe walk on a slackline — an amazing 2 minutes and 33 seconds.

They ran a fact-finding agency in London. Records[ change change source ] Lucky Diamond Rich is "the world's most tattooed person"and has tattoos covering his entire body.

Difficulty in defining records[ edit ] For some potential categories, Guinness World Records has declined to list some records that are too difficult or impossible to determine. Whether you're planning on breaking an existing record or you've come up The Guinness Book of Records book a crazy new one, it's not difficult to send in your record and get it approved.

The book was very popular and the company decided to make one updated edition each year. Today, the thousands of official Guinness records include the oldest person ever Jeanne Louise Calment The Guinness Book of Records book France, who died in at years and days old ; the tallest dog ever a now-deceased Great Dane from Michigan named Zeus, who in measured 44 inches from foot to withers ; and the largest underwater human pyramid 62 people in in Thailand.

In particular, corporations and celebrities seeking a publicity stunt to launch a new product or draw attention to themselves began to hire Guinness World Records, paying them for finding a record to break or to create a new category just for them.

Ballet dancers stand together en pointe in Thessaloniki, Greece, on Oct.The very first edition of The Guinness Book of Records (as it was called then) was published on August 27th, It was 7 inches wide, 10 inches long, had a lime green cover and stretched to pages.

It was the first time anything of its kind had ever been printed and no-one had any idea what a global phenomenon they had in their magicechomusic.com: Stuart Claxton. Examples include: a fireball launcher, tracking device, smoke bombs, and Batman's signature grapnel gun. Julian's invention has earned him a place in the new.

Sep 07,  · Guinness World Records Some Favorites - Across America, US - An year-old California woman holds the record for the oldest female flying Author: Beth Dalbey.Pdf 27,  · Top 10 Guinness world records Guinness book of world pdf keep a record of some of the uncommon acts that is quite difficult to perform if the record holder lacks determination and will power.

These amazing acts are performed by normal human beings like you and me but, they have something different them. Here are.On August 27,the first edition of “The Guinness Book of Records” is published in Great Britain; it quickly proves to be a hit. Now known as the “Guinness World Records” book, the.The best-selling copyrighted book of ebook time, The Guinness Book of Records, a favorite tome synonymous with world records and named for Ireland's most famous drink Guinness stout.

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