Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

13051Largest doll brand - currentBarbie1,646,300,000 US dollar(s)United States, El SegundoThe current largest doll brand is Barbie (USA) with approximately $1,646,300,000 (£1,059,790,000 €1,354,280,000) in revenue in 2014. The second largest doll brand is Monster High (USA) with approximately $704,700,000 (£453,644,000 €579,699,000) in revenue in 2014.This record is based on estimates provided by market research.
13052Largest outdoor and sports toy brand - currentNerf620,700,000 US dollar(s)United States, PawtucketThe current largest outdoor and sports toy brand is Nerf (USA) with approximately $620,700,000 (£399,570,000 510,599,000€) in revenue in 2014.The second largest model vehicle brand is Little Tikes (USA) with approximately $174,300,000 (£112,204,000 143,382,000€) in revenue in 2014.This record is based on estimates provided by market research.
13053Largest model vehicle company – currentMattel Inc1,477,300,000 US dollar(s)United States, El SegundoThe current largest model vehicle company is Mattel Inc (USA) with approximately $1,477,300,000 (£950,998,000 1,215,250,000€) in revenue in 2014.The second largest model vehicle company is Takara Tomy Co Ltd (Japan) with approximately $396,200,000 (£255,051,000 325,922,000€) in revenue in 2014.This record is based on estimates provided by market research.
13054Most people in a reading relayLibrary Marwadi Education Foundation3,071 peopleIndia, RAJKOT22 September 2015The most people participating in a reading relay at a single venue is 3,071, achieved by Library Marwadi Education Foundation (India), in Gujarat, India, on 22 September 2015.All participants read from An Autobiography Or The Story of my experiments with truth By M. K. Gandhi. The entire event was organised by Library Marwadi Education Foundation Mr. Kaushik Rao and Deepak Mashru
13055Longest eyebrow hairZheng Shusen19.1 centimetre(s)China, Manzhouli06 January 2016The longest eyebrow hair belongs to Zheng Shusen (China) and was 19.1 cm (7.5 in) when measured at Menzhouli, Inner Mongolia, China, on 6 January 2016. The claimant was 81 years old when he measured his eyebrow.
13056Longest running TV educational showTeleclub52 year(s)Costa Rica, San Jose11 November 2015The longest running TV educational show is Teleclub (Costa Rica) which premiered on 8 February 1963 and has run 52 years, 9 months and 3 days as certified on 11 November 2015.The program is currently broadcast from Monday to Friday in Teletica Canal 7 and Xpertv.
13057Most cakes sold in eight hoursMaria Michel14,534 itemsCanada, KitchenerThe most cakes sold in eight hours is 14,534 and was achieved by Maria Michel, Chris Mintz and the Running Rarebits (all Canada) at The Boardwalk, in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, on 31 May 2014. They raised a total of $14,390.75 and 100% of the money collected went to the Rotary Club of Kitchener Grand River.
13058Tallest politician (male)Olivier Girault, Sylvain Ventre, Quintin Yann, Bruno Basneville, Amadou AudeFrance, St Cyprien28 June 2005Sir Louis Gluckstein GBE, TD, QC (UK, 1897 -1979), Conservative member of East Nottingham (1931 -45), was an unrivalled 2.02 m (6ft 7½ in). In 1989, the current tallest was Hon. Archie Hamilton, conservative member for Epsom and Ewell, at 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in).
13059Largest remote/radio-control toy brand - currentAir Hogs239,600,000 US dollar(s)Canada, TorontoThe current largest remote/radio-control toy brand is Air Hogs (Canada) with approximately $239,600,000 (£154,240,000 197,099,000€) in revenue in 2014.The second largest remote/radio-control toy brand is Tyco (USA) with approximately $113,600,000 (£73,129,000 93,449,500€) in revenue in 2014.This record is based on estimates provided by market research.
13060Oldest person living (male)Israel Kristal112, 5, 25 year(s), month(s), day(s)Israel, Haifa11 March 2016The oldest living man is Israel Kristal (Israel), born on 15 September 1903, in the village of Malenie, near Zarnow in the Russian Empire (now Poland), and aged 112 years 141 days as of 03 February 2016. Mr Kristal moved in 1950 to Haifa, Israel, where he still lives. He is also the oldest Holocaust survivor, having been freed from Auschwitz-Birkenau.
13061Longest swim under ice - breath held (no fins, no diving suit)Stig Åvall SeverinsenDenmark, Sermersoq Municipality17 April 2013Stig Åvall Severinsen (Denmark) swam 76.2 m (250 ft) under ice at Qordlortoq Lake (Lake 40) in Ammassalik Island, Sermersooq Municipality, East Greenland, Denmark, on 17 April 2013. The depth of the ice was between 80 and 100 cm (2.62 and 3.28 feet).
13062Farthest distance to limbo under 12 inch barsShemika Charles3.1 metre(s)China, 14 January 2016The farthest distance to limbo under 12 inch bars is 3.1 metres and was achieved by Shemiha Charles (Trinidadian) on the set of CCTV - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China on 14 January 2016. At the time of setting this record, Shemika also held the record for the lowest limbo by a female.
13063Largest slot machine tournamentBally Technologies Inc.3001 participantsUnited States, Montville, CT,,Mohegan Sun27 April 2013The largest slot machine tournament involved 3,001 participants at an event organized by Bally Technologies, Inc. at Mohegan Sun in Montville, Connecticut, USA on 27 April 2013.
13064Largest model vehicle brand - retail currentHot Wheels835,700,000 US dollar(s)United States, El SegundoBased on retail figures from 19 August 2015, the current largest model vehicle brand is Hot Wheels (USA) with approximately $835,700,000 (£537,974,000 €687,462,000) in revenue in 2014.The second largest model vehicle brand is Cars (USA) with approximately $223,600,000 (£143,941,000 183,938,000€) in revenue in 2014.This record is based on estimates provided by market research.
130651991: Most Wins of the 100 m at the OlympicsUsain Bolt has dominated the fast lane in the world of athletics since he smashed the world record for the fastest 100m in 2008 in New York so much so you struggle to recall what sprint running was all about pre the Bolt era.
13066Guinness World Records establishes official presence in IndiaGuinness World Records has appointed a dedicated India-based official in response to the country's phenomenal interest in world records.In 2011, India made the third greatest number of record applications to Guinness World Records - behind only U.S. and United Kingdom.Applications from India have grown nearly 400% in the past five years and number of actual record holders have grown over 250% in the same period.Guinness World Records has appointed Nikhil Shukla, pictured below, as its Indian-based official and he reports directly to Guinness World Records headquarters in London.His role will focus on meeting the huge demand for record-breaking within India and offering record breaking solutions for businesses.Shukla has 7 year career in marketing and communications, including roles at Ogilvy & Mather and Hindustan Unilever.Guinness World Records is also launching a dedicated Indian website: site will be the home of record breaking for Indian audiences and features the latest world record news from India and around the world.The website also hosts the official record application process. For the first time, Guinness World Records has a dedicated website for India which integrates its free-of-charge record application service.To ensure that world records can be accessed and enjoyed by everyone, Guinness World Records does not charge for any record application.Guinness World Records does not work or recommend any partner companies, agents or individual representatives in India.Only record applications made via and verified by the company's officials will be recognised by Guinness World Records - the world's ultimate authority on human achievement.Recent Indian record-breakers making their place in history include the 485 children of Kolkata who were brought together on 29th January 2012, by the charity TRACKS, to mark the 64 th anniversary of the death of Mohandas Gandhi with a peace march which achieved the Guinness World Records title forLargest gathering of people dressed as Mohandas Gandhi.Zee TV's Dance India Dance earned its place in the record books with theLargest Bollywood dance which involved 4,428 people at Somaiyya College, Mumbai. Guinness World Records exploded into India in February 2011 with the launch ofGuinness World Records: Ab India Todegaon COLORS and hosted by Bollywood star Preity Zinta.The huge popularity of the show led to an 85% year-on-year increase in record applications in 2011.Guinness World Records: Ab India Todega is set to be re-commissioned and return to screens later in 2012.India is the latest market in a series of global expansions for Guinness World Records. Guinness World Records headquarters are in London and are supported by offices in New York and Tokyo.Guinness World Records has official representatives in China, Germany, Australia and South America. The brand aims to open a full Indian office in 2013.Commenting on the launch of Guinness World Records in India, Alistair Richards, Global Managing Director for Guinness World Records said: "India is an incredibly important market for Guinness World Records, we have seen record applications growing at an incredible rate year-after-year. For Guinness World Records, establishing our official presence in the India represents our commitment to building on this success and bringing greater focus to the talents and skills of India."Nikhil Shulka adds: "I am proud to be representing Guinness World Records in India. My focus is to promote Guinness World Records as the ultimate authority on record breaking and human achievement. I believe that India has a wealth of untapped talent which can make our country the leaders in record breaking success."
13067The World Cup in world records: Every new title set during Brazil 2014With Germany finishing the tournament triumphant, we take a look back at each and every new Guinness World Records title set during four weeks of incredible football action.
13068Guinness World Records Statement: Janaka BasnayakeGuinness World Records is aware of the death of Janaka Basnayake and sends its sincere condolences to his family.Record attempts related to being buried alive are not authorised, monitored or adjudicated by Guinness World Records.The last entry in the Guinness World Records book to recognise such a record was in 1991.
13069World’s most expensive chocolate egg sells for ٥,000 in LondonThe record for the most expensive non-jewelled chocolate egg sold was cracked yesterday when a luxury treat weighing 50 kilos was snapped up for an incredible £7,000 in London. The 50 kilo egg designed by British chocolatier William Curley was bought by technology investor Cyrus Vandrevala at the Fabergé Big Egg Hunt charity auction event. The hand-made egg took three days to make by seven artisan chocolatiers at William's Twickenham production kitchen. Its shell is made from Amadei chocolate sourced from the Chuao region of Venezuela, which is often heralded as being the best chocolate in the world by food experts.William Curley with the record breaking eggMeanwhile the filling includes muscovado caramel, Japanese black vinegar, rosemary and olive oil, toasted sesame, plus juniper berry, cassis and a hint of edible gold leaf. The auction formed part of World Record London, a calendar of record-breaking events taking place in the run-up to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. So far the project has overseen successful record attempts for the longest curtsey relay and the longest marathon hug, with future events set to include the Queen's Diamond Jubilee River Pageant on Sunday 3 June which hopes to break the record for the Largest parade of boats. To find out what's coming up as part of World Record London, visit .
13070Wine bottle opening world record gets popped in Las VegasCan you open a bottle of wine in under 30 seconds? That was the question posed to more than 300 people at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas earlier this week when they attempted to break the world record for the most people uncorking wine simultaneously. As the warm desert sun shone down on the hotel's Grand Patio on Wednesday morning, planners for the Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit event were busy registering participants, many of them culinary professionals from the Bellagio, as well other nearby hotels such as Caesars Palace, the Cosmopolitan and Mandalay Bay.Additionally, several of the finest chefs in the nation were on hand to attempt their own quick uncorking, including José Andrés, Hubert Keller, Rick Moonen, Michael Mina and Julian SerranoAfter a quick refresher on how to properly uncork a wine bottle from the Bellagio's Master Sommelier Jason Smith, the countdown started followed by a flurry of twisting, levering and popping.Although a few bottles stayed stubbornly closed, 308 people were able to open their bottles in the allotted time, beating the previous record of 252 uncorkings set in New York last year by some margin. Cheers go out to all the participants, and welcome to the Guinness World Records family!video
13071New mass hula hooping record set in TaiwanIt's one of the longest standing records out there, but a new benchmark has finally been set for the most people hula hooping simultaneously at a single venue.Last Saturday saw 2,496 people twist and twirl their way to the record in Taipei City, Taiwan.The attempt at the Taipei Gymnasium was organized by Herbalife Taiwan Inc. with the support of Dot Han Integrated Marketing Co. and Detsu Inc. and was held to celebrate the company's special events and games for the year 2011 and to inspire people to get more exercise.The figure exceeded the previous record set in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, on 28 October 2000 by 206 participants.Saturday's attempt began with 3,010 participants arranged in a grid formation of 70 columns by 43 rows in the stadium.Each column was headed by a steward who counted the successful independent attempts for their column. Four independent witnesses, one at each corner of the rectangular formation, ensured that the grid formation remained unchanged throughout the attempt, with no additions or defections.The record was based on the number of participants who kept their hula hoops swinging for a full two minutes between the shoulders and the hips and 2,496 participants successfully did so for the required time.The remaining 514 participants either dropped or had the hula hoops swing below the hips and immediately sat down and were later discounted from the total.
13072Thousands of schoolchildren set new lion dancing record in TaiwanThousands of schoolchildren helped set a new record for the largest single-dancer lion dance display in Changhua,Taiwan at the weekend.A total of 3,971 children from 54 different schools across the region took part in the attempt at Changhua Stadium on Saturday.The attempt was the culmination of at least six months training for the children with some having prepared for as long as three years.Lion dancing is a long-lived Chinese tradition. Often mistaken for a dragon, it is usually performed by dancers moving underneath the lion head as if a puppet moving to the beat of the drums.The attempt saw the children perform a "Southern Lion Routine", which was developed specifically by the Changhua County Lion and Dragon Dance Campaign Committee for primary school children.The synchronized performance lasted approximately six minutes (although the duration required by the guidelines was just five minutes) and was overseen by 221 supervisors.The children were arranged in a line along the length of the stadium, with each child allocated a numbered position.The stadium was then divided into 221 rectangular sections with one supervisor each checking the execution of the performance.All children successfully completed the routine with no participants disqualified.The record attempt formed part of the celebrations leading up to the 2011 Changhua National Games which take place next month.
13073Video: Record-breaking lantern sculpture lights up Hong KongHong Kong's signature glow may well be neon, but a different type of light illuminated the city's Victoria Park at the weekend during a successful attempt at building the largest ever sculpture made from lanterns.The record-breaking fish-shape construction was made from 2,360 traditional Chinese lanterns, and took 35 people 13 days to build.videoMeasuring 36.52 x 9.63 x 13.20m ( 119.82 x 31.59 x 43.31 ft), the sculpture formed the centrepiece of the Lee Kum Kee Lantern Wonderland carnival in the park marking Hong Kong's Mid-Autumn Festival.Created by local designer William Lim, the sculpture was built using a traditional bamboo scaffolding technique.videoThis massive lantern was the result of a local design competition, organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) and supported by the Ambassadors of Design (AoD), Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA) and the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA), with sponsors Lee Kum Kee covering the sculpture's production costs.
13074Most blood pressure readings taken in one hour (multiple location)This record is for the greatest number of people having their blood pressure taken at multiple venues within the one hour which has been set up by the same organisation.
13075Largest handball lesson (multiple venues)This record is for the largest handball lesson held simultaneously at multiple venues, at events set up by the same organization.This record is measured in the total number of participants.
13076Oldest non-Association Football trophyThis record is for the oldest football trophy from before association football was established.The measurement of this record is to be in years and days.This record is to include any football trophies which were awarded before the inception of association football.
13077Most people cooking simultaneously (multiple venues)This record is for the greatest number of people preparing and cooking the same meal, at events held simultaneously at different venues, which has been set up by the same organisation.
13078Oldest football groundHallam Football Club1860/12/26 year(s), month(s), day(s)United Kingdom, SheffieldThe oldest football ground is Sandygate, owned by Hallam FC in Sheffield. The first competitive game played at the ground was against Sheffield Football Club on 26 Dec 1860.
13079Longest curry deliveryJames Crisp, Jon wiseUnited Kingdom, Manchester29 February 2008The longest curry delivery, ordered by Jon Wise and James Crisp (both UK) was delivered over 18,830 km (11,701 miles) from Christchurch, New Zealand to Manchester, UK, where it arrived on 29 February 2008.The order was placed at The Raj Mahal Restaurant in Christchurch, New Zealand and was a vegetable biryani and pilau rice. It was delivered to the Daily Sport offices in Manchester, UK. The distance is measured in a straight line.
13080Most World Games Men's Tug of War titlesSwitzerland4 times, 01 January 2009The most wins of the Men's -640kg outdoor Tug of War event at the World Games is four by Switzerland in 1989, 1993, 2005 and 2009.

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