Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List


IDRecordWhoWhatWhereWhenExplain
13741Most ANNIE nominationsThe Incredibles, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Kung Fu PandaUSA, Los Angeles,California01 January 2008The Annie Awards have been presented by the International Animated Film Association in Los Angeles, California, USA, since 1972 and celebrate the best in animation. Three movies have had a record 16 nominations, each winning 10 awards: The Incredibles (USA, 2004), Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (UK, 2005), and Kung Fu Panda (USA, 2008).
13742Most varieties of Madeira commercially availableKatsuhiro SuzukiJapan, Tokyo09 November 2010The most varieties of Madeira wine available for purchase at one licensed premises is 130, which can be ordered at Katsuhiro Suzuki's (Japan) bar, 'Leandro' in Tokyo, Japan, as of 9 November 2010.Katsuhiro Suzuki began collecting Madiera wine in 1991.
13743Largest flyball tournamentNorth American Flyball AssociationUnited States, Indianapolis09 October 2010The largest flyball tournament was the 2010 CanAm Classic, which involved 810 dogs and was organised by the North American Flyball Association (USA) in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, on 9 October 2010.Dogs competed in relay teams of 4 dogs. The winning team was Ruff Enuff A Team.
13744Smallest mp3 playeriPod shuffleUnited States11 March 2009The smallest mp3 player is the iPod shuffle, introduced on 11 March 2009 by Apple (USA). It measures just 29.0x31.6x8.7 mm (1.14x1.24x0.34 in) and weighs 12.5 grams (0.44 oz).The iPod shuffle holds up to 1,000 songs and has all of the controls located on the earphone cord.
13745First demonstration of 3D filmUnknownfirstUnited States, New York City01 January 2010An audience at the Astor Theater in New York City, USA, donned red and green glasses for the first time to view test reels of 3D footage. Produced by Edwin S Porter and William E Waddell (both USA), the footage depicted, among other things, dancing girls and the Niagara Falls ¬ the first images seen using the anaglyph 3D process.
13746First fantasy sitcomTopperfirstUnited States, 01 January 1953The world's first fantasy sitcom was Topper (CBS later ABC later NBC) which run from 1953-56 and was based on Thorne Smith''s novels (earlier made into films) about the rather staid Cosmo Topper whose life takes an unexpectedly lively turn when he is haunted by the fun-loving couple who before their death had lived in his house.
13747First ascent of Cho OyuJosef Jöchler, Herbert Tichy, Pasang Dawa LamafirstNot Applicable, Cho Oyu, Great Himalaya Range,Nepal - China (Tibet) border19 October 1954Cho Oyu (8,188 m 26,863 ft) was first climbed on 19 May 1954, when the summit was reached by Josef Jöchler and Herbert Tichy (all Austria) and Pasang Dawa Lama (India/Sherpa).Cho Oyu is one of the 8,000ers, the 14 mountains on Earth that rise to more than 8,000 m (26,247 ft) above sea level. They are all located in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges in Asia.
13748First ascent of Dhaulagiri IKurt Diemberger, Peter Diener, Ernst Forrer, Albin Schelbert, Nawang Dorje, Nima DorjefirstNepal, Dhaulagiri IDhaulagiri I (8,167 m 26,794 ft) was first climbed on 13 May 1960, when the summit was reached by Kurt Diemberger (Austria), Peter Diener (Germany), Ernst Forrer and Albin Schelbert (both Switzerland), Nawang Dorje and Nima Dorje (both Nepal/Sherpa).Dhaulagiri I is one of the 8,000ers, the 14 mountains on Earth that rise to more than 8,000 m (26,247 ft) above sea level. They are all located in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges in Asia.
13749First TV series to feature 3D Computer Generated modelsBabylon 5firstUSA, 01 January 1993The first computer-generated 3D spacecraft on TV were those conceived by Ron Thornton (USA) and his effects company Foundation Imaging for Babylon 5 (1993-1998). The pilot show - The Gathering - won an Emmy for its special effects (and another for its make-up)
13750Highest concentration of uncontacted tribes
13751First ‘Fosbury Flop’Dick FosburyfirstMexico, Mexico City01 January 1968At the 1968 Mexico City Games, the high jump was won by the American athlete Dick Fosbury using an entirely new and revolutionary jumping technique. Known as the ‘Fosbury Flop’, after its inventor, it involved leaping over the bar back first rather than head on, and it quickly became the dominant style because it allowed the jumper to achieve far greater clearance than traditional methods.
13752First Olympic team sport for womenVolleyballfirstJapan, Tokyo01 January 1964Introduced at the 1964 Tokyo Games, volleyball was the first Olympic team sport for female athletes. The round-robin event was won comfortably by the Japanese team, who lost just one set in the course of the competition and beat the silver medal-winning Soviet Union in straight sets.
13753Rarest big catAmur (Panthera pardus orientalis)Not Applicable01 January 2010The world´s rarest big cat is the Amur or Manchurian leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis), the most northerly subspecies of leopard, of which fewer than 35 individuals are believed to exist. Native to the mountainous forests on the border of north-eastern China and the Russian Far East, it is currently classed as Critically Endangered by the IUCN.
13754Longest live talk show streamed over the internetLifestyler TVGermany, Cologne19 February 2011The longest live talk show streamed over the internet was 150 hours 30 minutes in duration and was achieved by Lifestyler TV (Germany) in Cologne, Germany, from 13 February 2011 to 19 February 2011.The talk show hosts discussed a wide range of topics, including sport, relationships, food, beauty, travel, music, film, and politics. The live stream included celebrity guest interviews and live demonstrations such as cookery. The show was hosted by Nana Domena (Germany).
13755First known settlement of Europeans in the New WorldL’Anse aux MeadowsCanada01 January 1000Scholars by and large accept now that the Norse remains at L’Anse aux Meadows at the northern tip of Newfoundland comprise the earliest known European settlement in the New World circa 1000 AD. The settlement was abandoned circa 1015 AD, barely two decades after the Norse set foot there.
13756First artist to have singles enter the top 10 of the US hot 100 in successive weeksTaylor SwiftfirstUnited States, 30 October 2010Taylor Swift (USA) became the first artist to have two singles debut in the Top 10 in successive weeks with “Speak Now” on 23 October and “Back To December” on 30 October 2010. Incidentally, the following week, Swift’s track “Mean” just failed to add to the record by entering at No.11.
13757Most profitable film industryUSA11000000000 US dollar(s)United States, 01 January 2010In monetary terms, the USA still has by far the world’s most profitable cinema industry, with over $11 billion (£6.9 billion) in domestic box-office takings during 2010. Japan is currently second with $2.5 billion (£1.6 billion) and India remains in third place, with $2.2 billion (£1.4 billion).
13758Most conversions in the Five/Six Nations ChampionshipsJonny WilkinsonNot Applicable13 March 2011As of 4 December, the most career conversions in the Five/Six Nations Championships is 89 by Jonny Wilkinson (England) from 43 matches between 4 April 1998 and 13 March 2011.Wilkinson's 89th conversion came in England's 22-16 win over Scotland at Twickenham, London.
13759First television sci-fi serialCaptain Video and His Video Rangersfirst, 01 January 1949The first regular sci-fi serial on TV was Captain Video and His Video Rangers (Dumont, June 1949-April 1955). Set in the year 2254, it followed the exploits of Captain Video (played by Richard Coogan), an inventor and "Master of Science". It aired nightly - live - at 7 p.m.
13760Largest barefoot walkNational Service Scheme (NSS) Cell of Acharya Nagarjuna UniversityIndia, Guntur12 December 2012The largest barefoot walk consisted of 7,050 participants and was organised by National Service Scheme (NSS) Cell of Acharya Nagarjuna University (India) in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India, on 12 December 2012.Record attempt was carried out to create awareness about importance of walking and importance of barefoot walking at least once a month.
13761Most varieties of tequila on displayConsejo Regulador del Tequila1201 itemsMexico, Guadalajara06 November 2009The most varieties of tequila on display is 1,201 and was achieved by the Consejo Regulador del Tequila (Mexico), at Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico, on 6 November 2009.Tequila can be categorised two ways as 100% Agave or Tequila (which contains at least 51% of the agave plant) it can then be further divided into 5 classes depending on the age of the tequila: Blanco, Joven, Reposado, A?ejo and Extra A?ejo. Of the 1,201 varieties of tequila, 482 were from Zona Valles, 404 from Region Altos, 129 from Region Centro, 79 were from Region Cienaga all in the state of Jalisco. 63 varieties were from the four other states allowed to produce tequila Guanajuato, Michoac?n, Nayarit, and Tamaulipas. 44 varieties had been bottled outside of Mexico, 32 in the USA and 12 in the European Union. The exhibition was part of the celebrations for CRT's 15th anniversary.
13762Fastest time to complete the Iditarod TrailJohn BakerUnited States, Nome15 March 2011The fastest time to complete the 1,688 km (1,049 mile) Iditarod Trail sled dog race across Alaska, USA, is 8 days, 18 hours, 46 minutes and 39 seconds by John Baker (USA) in 2011. With his victory, Baker became the first Alaskan native to win the annual race since 1976.
13763First unanimous winner of the NFL MVP awardTom BradyfirstUnited States, Foxborough06 February 2011The first unanimous winner of the National Football League's (USA) award for Most Valuable Player was Tom Brady (USA) of the New England Patriots in the 2010 season. The quarterback received all 50 votes as bestowed by the Associated Press in winning his second career MVP award.
13764Most endangered lobeliaLobelia monostachyaUnited States01 January 2011The world´s most endangered species of lobelia is Lobelia monostachya, which is entirely confined to the southern leeward Koolau Mountains of Oahu, Hawaii. Only eight plants are currently known to exist here, and they are under threat from landslides, rats, introduced species of plant, and possibly invertebrates too. Attempts are being made to conserve it by propagation at the Lyon Arboretum.
13765Largest artificial satelliteInternational Space StationNot Applicable01 January 2011The ISS qualifies as the largest manmade object to orbit the Earth. It follows an orbit inclined 51 degrees to the equator and its altitude ranges from 360 km to 347 km above the Earth. It measures 109 m x 51 m x 20 m and can easily be seen from the ground with the naked eye during darkness. ISS orbits the Earth once every 91 minutes.
13766Longest time to hold the acrobatic pole dancing position - the swordAlesia Vazmitsel1/24.62 minute(s), second(s)Italy, Milan,,On the set of Lo Show Dei Record14 April 2011The longest time to hold the acrobatic pole dancing position called “the sword” is 1 minute 24.62 seconds and was achieved by Alesia Vazmitsel (Belorussia) on the set of Lo Show Dei Record, in Milan, Italy, on 14 April 2011.Alesia Vazmitsel is a champion in acrobatic pole dancing. The sword is an advanced position that only a small number of athletes can manage for a few seconds. It consists in a split along the pole with the head pointing down. The athlete holds herself on the pole with one arm only.
13767Most nationalities in an online chat roomOrtsbo Inc.United States, Los Angeles,Beverly HillsThe most nationalities in an online chat room was 88, and was achieved by Ortsbo Inc. (Canada) at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, on 20 May 2011.The chat was moderated by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the rock band KISS. A total of 92 countries were logged simultaneously during the allotted time, but 4 countries were discounted as they are not recognized as separate UN member states (Hong Kong, Macao, Puerto Rico, and Taiwan).
13768Largest trade-book publisherRandom HouseUnited States01 January 2011Random House (USA) is the world’s largest trade-book publisher. The company, which is owned by Bertelsmann AG (Germany), is home to some of the most popular authors on the planet. It publishes in multiple formats (hardcover, trade paperback, mass market paperback, audio, electronic and digital), has bases in 19 territories and sells books in almost every country in the world.
13769Largest government publishing companyGovernment Printing OfficeUnited States01 January 2011Back in 1813, the US Congress decided that all Americans should be kept informed about the workings of their three branches of government. This set in motion the creation of the US Government Printing Office (GPO), the world’s largest government publishing company, which provides publishing services to Congress, Federal agencies, Federal depository libraries and, of course, the American public under the Keep America Informed programme.
13770Most people gutting fishAyuntamiento de SantoñaSpain, SANTOÑA,,The streets of Manzanedo and Cervantes, Santoña, Cantabria, SpainThe most people gutting fish simultaneously is 1,000 and was achieved by the people of Santoña, in Cantabria, Spain on 1 May 2011. A long table was set up in the streets of Santoña, where a 1,000 participants took part in gutting and preparing anchovy fish. Each participant was given the following kit: apron, gloves and hair cap and the following tools: nets, scissors, plates, cloth, oil, a water container, a tin and toothpicks. The event lasted for 50 minutes as all the participants gutted and prepared 2 fish each.

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