Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

6991Largest recorderStefàn Geir Karlsson01 January 1994A fully-functional recorder constructed of specially-treated stone pine and measuring 5 m 16 ft 5 in in length was made in Iceland by Stefan Geir Karlsson in 1994. Each hole is 8.5 cm 3.375in in diameter.
6992First full-length cartoonFederico ValleArgentina01 January 1917The earliest full-length feature cartoon was El Apóstol (Argentina, 1917), directed by Quirino Cristiani and produced by Federico Valle (Argentina), with a running time of 70 mins. Compiled from 58,000 drawings, it took 12 months to finish. A political satire about the then president of Argentina, Hipólito Yrigoyen, it was drawn by Quirino Cristiani and Diógenes Taborda and designed by the architect Andrés Ducaud.
6993Most Oscar nominations - Best Foreign Language FilmFrance38 timesUnited States, 07 March 2010France holds the record for most Oscar nominations by having a film nominated in the Foreign Language Film category 38 times between 1948 - 2010. The last nomination was for Un prophète (Fr 2009) on 7 March 2010.
6994World Cup, Baseball - Most team winsCuba25 timesCuba, 01 January 2005
6995Largest daily trading volume - single stockLucent TechnologiesUnited States, New York07 January 2000The largest trading volume in a single stock in one day took place on January 7, 2000 when 136,846,600 shares were traded in Lucent Technology on the New York Stock Exchange.
6996First balloon flight over the North PoleIvan Andre TrifonovUnknown, North Pole20 April 1996
6997Smallest waist – living (tightlacing)Cathie Jung38.1 centimetre(s)United States, 01 January 1999The smallest waist belongs to Cathie Jung (USA, b. 1937), whostands at 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) and has a corseted waist measuring38.1 cm (15 in). Un-corseted, it measures 53.34 cm (21 in).The smallest waist belongs to Cathie Jung (USA, b. 1937), who stands at 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) and has a corseted waist measuring 38.1 cm (15 in). Un-corseted, it measures 53.34 cm (21 in).
6998Heaviest payload launched - shuttleChandra X-Ray Telescope01 July 1999With a mass of 22,753,kg (50,161,lb), Chandra X-ray Observatory telescope launched on 23 July 1999 is the heaviest satellite the shuttle has ever launched.At 45ft 13.71m long, Chandra, the X-Ray telescope launched in July 1999 is the largest satellite the shuttle has ever launched.STS-93, the space mission that deployed Chandra, was the first NASA shuttle mission commanded by a woman.
6999Most drop goals scored in the Five/Six Nations ChampionshipsJonny WilkinsonUnited Kingdom20 March 2010The most drop goals scored in a career in the Five/Six Nations Championships is 11 by Jonny Wilkinson (UK) for England between 4 April 1998 and 20 March 2010.Wilkinson held a total of 12 international rugby union Guinness World Records by the conclusion of the 2009-2010 Six Nations Championships.
7000First television sci-fi showUnknownfirstCzechoslovakia, 01 January 1938A 35-minute-long adaptation of Karel Čapek's (Poland) 1921 play R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) was broadcast in February 1938 and was the first ever piece of science-fiction seen on television.It also marked the first time a robot was depicted on screen.
7001Most people applying sunscreenAnn's Hope Foundation1822 peopleUnited States, MilwaukeeThe most people applying sunscreen simultaneously is 1,822 achieved by the Ann's Hope Foundation (USA) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, on 18 May 2014.
7002First TV children’s seriesFor the ChildrenfirstUnited Kingdom, 01 January 19371937: For the Children (UK) debuts at 3 p.m. on April 24 and runs until 1950 (with a break for World War II) episodes last 10 minutes.
7003First tv magazine showPicture PagefirstUnited Kingdom, 01 January 19361936: Picture Page (UK), a variety and chat show, runs daily from day one, hosted by Joan Millar (Canada), who becomes the world’s first TV star.
7004First TV starJoan MillarfirstUnited Kingdom, 01 January 19361936: Picture Page (UK), a variety and chat show, runs daily from day one, hosted by Joan Millar (Canada), who becomes the world’s first TV star.
7005First female tv cop star (USA)Beverly GarlandUnited States01 January 1957Decoy (aka Police Woman: Decoy), a US series syndicated in 1957–58, starred Beverly Garland (USA) as undercover policewoman Patricia “Casey” Jones.
7006First recognizable humanHomo habilisfirst, 01 January 2010The tool-using Homo habilis, the first recognizable human, evolved from a hominid such as Australopithecus aferensis around 2.5 million years ago.
7007Largest solar-powered buildingUnknown75000 square metre(s)China, Dezhou01 January 2009In December 2009, China unveiled an office building in Dezhou, Shangdong province, that meets almost all of its energy needs with its solar-panelled roof. The building covers 75,000 m2 (807,000 ft2) and contains research facilities, display areas and a hotel.
7008Most Viewed Sci Fi Animation ShowStar Wars: The Clone Wars4000000 peopleUnited States, San Diego01 July 2010The popular CGI series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars averaged a viewership of 4 million at its launch on Cartoon Network.Craig Glenday presented the Guinness World Records certificate to Supervising Director Dave Filoni, CG Supervisor Joel Aron and Lead Designer Kilian Plunkett, at Comic Con 2010, held in San Diego, USA, 22 to 25 July.
7009Most people to do jumping jacks in 24 hours (multiple venues)National Geographic Kids300265 peopleUnited States, 12 October 2011The most people to do jumping jacks in 24 hours is 300,265 at 1,050 locations worldwide as part of the "Let's Jump!" event organised by National Geographic Kids (USA) from 11-12 October 2011. The record attempt was launched by First Lady Michelle Obama leading 464 children doing jumping jacks for 1 minute at the White House in Washington, D.C., USA, on 11 October 2011.The event was part of the First Lady's "Let's Move!" initiative to fight childhood obesity. Today Show personality Al Roker and Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan served as independent witnesses at the White House attempt. Each location provided statements from independent witnesses, supervisors and timekeepers as well as photos. Example evidence packet, spreadsheet of locations and totals, and media coverage report attached.
7010Highest weekly newspaper circulationArgumenty i FaktyRussia, MoscowThe weekly newspaper with the highest circulation is Argumenty i Fakty, founded in 1978 in Moscow, Russia, which attained a circulation of 33,431,100 in May 1990, with an estimated readership of over 100 million.Argumenty i Fakty, founded in 1978, is a Russian newspaper publisher controlled by Promsvyabank. It also operates in magazine publishing and advertising services and provides online versions of its publications. Current circulation: 2,750,000 (NCS, February 2008).
7011Oldest player to make a FIFA World Cup finals debutDavid JamesSouth Africa, Cape Town18 June 2010David James (UK) made his FIFA World Cup finals debut at the age of 39 years 322 days in England vs. Algeria in Cape Town, South Africa, on 18 June 2010.James held a clean sheet as England and Algeria played to a scoreless draw.
7012Largest pendulum regulated clockSmith of Derby Ltd, Ganzhou Expressway Company LimitedChina, Ganzhou10 November 2010The largest pendulum regulated clock measures 12.8 m (41 ft 11.94 in) in diameter and was commissioned by the Ganzhou Expressway Company Limited (China) as a feature public clock of the Harmony Tower in Ganzhou, Jiangxi Province, China. The mechanical clock, known as the Harmony Clock, was designed and built by Smith of Derby Ltd (UK). The mechanical clock is regulated solely by the a 2-seconds, 13-foot-long swinging pendulum. It features four stainless steel dials almost twice the size of those on the Houses of Parliament, innovative carbon fibre hands weighing a mere 65 to 70 kg and toughed steel gears. The clock is automatically wound, with a bell striking hourly and marking sunrise. The clock also strikes once on the half hour. The final design incorporates the message that “Time is Fair to Everybody” and “Everyone should Treasure Time” which were taken directly from the Mayor of Ganzhou’s public announcement of the project.The 120-m (393 ft) high Harmony Tower, situated as the centre piece of a new mixed use development park, is dedicated to the clock and features a “Time Gallery” as a story of time keeping throughout the ages of human evolution. Visitors can also inspect the movement, which is made from hardened steel with bronze finishing and brass and gold-plated components. A rotating restaurant and exhibition space are also features within the tower.The English clock maker Smith of Derby Ltd was founded in 1856 by the Smith family and is still family owned today.
7013Largest parade of SegwaysAlfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KGGermany, Potsdam,,Lustgarten Potsdam28 July 2011The largest parade of Segways featured 119 participants and was achieved by Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG (Germany), in Potsdam, Germany, on 28 July 2011.There were originally 120 participants but one dropped out, the route taken covered 3,577 m (11,735 ft 6.49 in) through the Lustgarten in Potsdam, Germany.
7014Most step ups in one minute with a 40 lb packRobert Natoli52 timesUnited States, Oswego, NY04 April 2013The most step ups in one minute with a 40 lb pack is 52 by Robert Natoli (USA) in Oswego, New York, USA, on 4 April 2013.Natoli has set six former Guinness World Records achievements, all in the stamina and strength category. This attempt was designed to bring attention to childhood cancer patient Julian Ross.
7015Most push ups in one minute with a 40-lb packDavid Wileman77 repetitionsUnited Kingdom, Mansfield27 November 2013The most push ups in one minute with a 40-lb pack is 77 and was achieved by David Wileman (UK) in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, UK, on 27 November 2013.
7016First logic puzzle videogameRocky's Boots (The Learning Company, 1982)first, 01 January 1982The first logic puzzle videogame was Rocky's Boots (The Learning Company, 1982). The simple game tasked players with kicking certain objects and avoiding others, and made use of a logic-gate system that players had to solve in order to progress.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
7017Heaviest console light gunUnknownThe Pelican Sniper Rifle, released in 2004 and designed for use with the Xbox version of Silent Scope (Konami, 1999) weighed in at an impressive 1.5kg (3 lb 5 oz), and is the the heaviest light gun peripheral ever released for a home console.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
7018Longest running light gun seriesTime Crisis (Bandai, 1995)With a history spanning 15 years from its first incarnation, Time Crisis (Namco, 1995) to the most recent incarnation, Time Crisis: Razing Storm (Namco Bandai, 2010), the Time Crisis series is the longest-running franchise in the light gun shooting genre.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
7019Longest career as an entertainment reporterBob ThomasUnited States, Los Angeles04 September 2013The longest career as an entertainment reporter is 66 years and was achieved by Bob Thomas (b. 26 January 1922, USA) who worked as a Hollywood reporter for the Associated Press from 1944 to 2010, in Los Angeles, California, USA.Bob Thomas began reporting at the age of 22, covering his first Academy Awards ceremony for the Associated Press in March 1944. He has interviewed the likes of Doris Day, Frank Sinatra, Clark Gable, Bing Crosby, Charlie Chaplin, and Marilyn Monroe, to name a few. On the job of reporting, Thomas said "Always hope for the unexpected, and pounce on it when it happens. It can be a great life, you know." Thomas' career has also been celebrated with his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
7020Best-selling third-party series for Nintendo DSCooking Mama Series (Cooking Mama Limited, 2006)6500000 unit(s) sold, 01 November 2009By November 2009, 6.5 million Cooking Mama (Majesco, 2006) games had been purchased worldwide, making the games the best-selling DS series developed by a third party publisher.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 20112.5 million copies were sold in Europe, with the remaining 4 million in the USA.

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