Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List


IDRecordWhoWhatWhereWhenExplain
7021Most videogames attached to one football clubManchester United22 October 2004A record seven videogames have been branded with the name of the UK’s famous Manchester United Football Club from 1990 to 2004, beginning with Manchester United (Krysalis, 1990) and ending with ManchesterUnited Manager 2005 (Codemasters, 2004).The games are:- Manchester United (Krysalis, 1990)- Manchester United Europe (Krysalis, 1990)- Manchester United: Premier League Champions (Krysalis, 1994)- Manchester United: The Double (Krysalis, 1995)- Manchester United Club Football (Codemasters, 2003)- Manchester United Club Football 2005 (Codemasters, 2004)- Manchester United Manager 2005 (Codemasters, 2004)
7022First twin-stick fighting gameVirtual-On (SEGA, 1995)first, 01 January 1995The first fighting game to use a twin-stick control scheme is Virtual-On (SEGA, 1995), the 1-on-1 arcade robot combat simulator which was first released in Japan in 1995.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
7023Highest ranked guild on PoxNora (Sony, 2006)'dudes irritating'01 September 2010The highest ranked guild on PoxNora (Sony, 2006) is "dudes irritating", who have a total of 1,322 points in the online card game game as of September 2010.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
7024Best-selling personal scaleWii Fit (Nintendo, 2007)32114428 unit(s) soldJapan, 18 November 2010The best-selling personal weighing device is the Wii Balance Board (Nintendo, 2007) which has seen a total of 32,114,428 units sold between its launch in 2007 and November 2010.The Wii Fit board is actually a balance board controller, but it also includes weighing functionality and its extremely high sales place it higher than any individual model of bathroom scales in history.
7025Highest flat bread tossUnknownUnknown
7026Tallest Indian rope trickUnknownUnknown
7027Deepest oil well
7028First people to record history in the AmericasThe MayafirstMexicoThe Maya were the first people in the Americas to keep historical records. Their writing (although not the first of The New World) used ideographic and phonetic elements on stone monuments. They were also the first to create a written record of tobacco use.
7029Most coffins assembled in a lifetimeHerbert WeberAustria, St. Michael05 September 2008During his working career at Moser Holzindustrie GmbH, Herbert Weber (Austria) has assembled 707,335 coffins, from 5 September 1978 to 5 September 2008.Weber has worked a total of 5,185.5 days (including absences and holidays) and has assembled all coffins by hand.
7030Fastest time to complete Women’s World Bog SnorkellingDineka Maguire1/31.90 minute(s), second(s)United Kingdom, Llanwrtyd Wells29 August 2010The fastest time to complete the World Bog Snorkelling Championship by a woman is 1 minute 31.90 seconds by Dineka Maguire (Ireland) at Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales on 29 August, 2010.
7031Largest oil refinery complexReliance JamnagarIndia01 January 2008The Reliance Jamnagar complex, in Gujarat, India, consists of two massive oil refineries adjacent to each other, completed in 1999 and 2008. The two refineries between them have a maximum capacity of more than 1.2 million barrels (190 million litres) of crude oil each day.
7032Longest-running international Kubb championship
7033Highest international box-office film gross for a UK filmSlumdog Millionaire378000000 US dollar(s)United Kingdom, 01 January 2008Although many successful Hollywood movie franchises - including Harry Potter, James Bond and Sherlock Holmes - are filmed in the UK or feature British actors, the most successful UK-produced film of all time is currently Slumdog Millionaire(2008), which has grossed $141 million (£100.6 million) in the USA and a total of $378 million (£234 million) worldwide, making it the 143rd most successful film of all time. Despite the success of Scotland-set films such as Braveheart (1995) and Trainspotting (1996), the highest-grossing film produced in Scotland remains Local Hero(1982), which took around $5.7 million (£3.7 million) at the US box office. The most successful film produced in Wales is Twin Town (1997), which took approximately £700,000 ($1.1 million) at the UK box office, and $127,900 (£77,400) in the USA. While Northern Ireland has produced few films that have made a commercial impact internationally, the Republic of Ireland has long had a healthy home-grown film industry, its biggest hit to date being The Commitments (1991), which grossed nearly $15 million (£8 million) at the US box office.
7034Largest tectonic platePacific plate103000000 square kilometre(s)Not Applicable, 01 January 2010The Pacific plate is over 103,000,000 km2 in area. It is an oceanic plate, which is thinner than lithospheric continental plates. It is gradually moving northwest with respect to North America at a speed of around 7 cm per year, measured around the Hawaiian Islands.
7035Longest transcontinental isthmus – PanamaPanamaPanama01 January 2010The country of Panama, which measures 676 km in length, is an isthmus – a narrow strip of land which connects much larger landmasses. Panama which, at its narrowest is 50 km wide, provides the only land connection between North and South America.
7036Largest discrete landmassAfro-Eurasia84980532 square kilometre(s)Not Applicable, 01 January 2010The combined continents of Africa and Eurasia form a continuous landmass covering 84,980,532 km2. It is referred to as Afro-Eurasia, and sometimes as The World Island. It is home to approximately 85% of the world’s human population.
7037Fastest time to complete the New York Wheelchair Marathon (male)Kurt Fearnley1/29/22 hour(s), minute(s), second(s)United States, 05 November 2006The fastest time to complete the New York Marathon by a male wheelchair athlete is 1:29:22 by Kurt Fearnley (Australia) on 5 November 2006.
7038Fastest road speed skate 200 m (male)I FernandezItaly, San Benedetto del Tronto09 December 2012According to the Fédération Internationale de Roller Sports (FIRS), I Fernandez (Spain) skated 200 m on the road in a time of 15.879 seconds. The record took place in San Benedetto del Tronto, Italy, on 9 December 2012.
7039Largest ski jumping hillVikersundbakkenNorway01 January 2011The largest purpose-built ski jumping hill to regularly host international competition is Vikersundbakken in Vikersund, Norway, which is officially ratified at a height of 225 metres.
7040First European Ryder Cup victory on US soilEuropean Ryder Cup TeamfirstUnited States, 01 January 1987The first time the European team recorded a Ryder Cup victory on American soil was when they beat the USA 15-13 at Muirfield Village, Dublin, Ohio, USA in 1987.
7041Best selling TV DVD singleThe PacificUnited States01 January 2010The current chart-topper both sides of the Atlantic (2010) and in some territories beyond is the Box-Set of the ten-part mini-series The Pacific (HBO) a sister project to the channel’s earlier hugely successful Band of Brothers.
7042Country with the most digital friendsMalaysiaMalaysia01 January 2011According to a survey by TNS, which interviewed 50,000 Internet users in 46 countries, social network users in Malaysia have an average of 233 digital friends each. Brazilian users are in second place with 231.
7043Country with the fewest digital friendsJapanJapan01 January 2011According to a survey by TNS, which interviewed 50,000 Internet users in 46 countries, social network users in Japan have an average of just 29 digital friends each.
7044Most new hit albums in a year in the UKGleeUnited Kingdom01 January 2010The cast of the TV series Glee (USA) had seven new albums in the UK chart in 2010 with five of these reaching the Top 5. The act’s total album sales that year were 1,106,781.
7045Oldest female at No.1 on UK albums chartSusan BoyleUnited Kingdom20 November 2010On 20 November 2010, 49-year-old Susan Boyle (UK, b. 1 April 1961) became the oldest female artist to top the UK chart with a newly-recorded album when The Gift achieved that feat.
7046Most weeks on US Hot Digital Songs chartLady Gaga ­ aka Stefani Joanne Angelina GermanottaUnited States01 January 2010Lady Gaga’s (USA, b. Stefani Germanotta) track “Poker Face” spent a record 83 weeks on the US Hot Digital Songs chart in 2009-10.
7047Most country no.1s for a female artist in the USReba McEntire, Carrie UnderwoodUnited States01 January 2010Since accurate sales records were introduced in the US in 1991, both Reba McEntire and Carrie Underwood (both USA) have amassed 10 chart-toppers.
7048Biggest hit act in the UKRock Choir4500 peopleUK, 17 July 2010Rock Choir (UK), who reached the UK album Top 20 on 17 July 2010 with Rock Choir Vol.1, have a reported 4,500 members, 1,000 of whom contributed vocals to the album.
7049Oldest chart duoCarole King, James TaylorUnited StatesSixty-eight-year-old Carole King (b. 9 February 1942) and 62-year-old James Taylor (b. 12 March 1948, both USA) had a US Top 5 album in May 2010 with Live At The Troubadour.
7050Youngest Judo World Champion (male)Teddy RinerBrazil, Rio de Janeiro13 September 2007The youngest male Judoka to win a World Championship is Teddy Riner (France, b. 7 April 1989), aged 18 years and 159 days when he won the heavyweight championship at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 13 September 2007.

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