Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

1381First to win the football (soccer) FIFA World Cup as captain and coachFranz BeckenbauerfirstGermany, 01 January 1990The first person to win the World Cup as a captain and a coach is Franz Beckenbauer – he captained West Germany to victory against the Netherlands in 1974, and in 1990 coached his team to a 1–0 win against Argentina.
1382Thinnest television, LCDLG2.6 millimetre(s)Korea (South), 01 January 2010LG Korea has created a fully hi-def (1,920 x 1,080 pixel) liquid-crystal display panel that is a mere 2.6 mm (0.10 in) thick ­ thinner than a UK £1 coin. The 106-cm (42-in) screen uses an ultraslim LED blacklighting system, and the entire unit weighs just 4.2 kg (9 lb 4 oz).
1383Most rotations on a vertical rope in one minuteBrandon PereydaGermany, Cologne23 November 2007The most rotations on a vertical rope in one minute is 13, by Brandon Pereyda (USA) on the set of Guinness World Records - Die Grossten Weltrekorde in Cologne, Germany on 23 November 2007.
1384Most successful chimpanzee on Wall StreetRaven the chimpanzee213 percentageUSARaven, a six-year-old chimpanzee, became the 22nd most successful money manager in the USA after choosing her stocks by throwing darts at a list of 133 internet companies. The chimp created her own index, dubbed MonkeyDex, and in 1999 delivered a 213 per cent gain, outperforming more than 6,000 professional brokers on Wall Street.
1385Longest time restraining a truckFranz MüllnerChina, Beijing03 November 2007The record for the longest time to restrain a vehicle on full power is 8.40 seconds, by Franz Müllner (Austria) who restrained a Scania 420 truck on the set of Zheng Da Zong Yi - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China, on 3 November 2007.He restrained Scania 420 truck.
1386First graphic adventure to become a stage playThe Secret of Monkey IslandUSA, Hammond High School,Columbia,MarylandA live stage version of The Secret of Monkey Island was performed at Hammond High School in Columbia, Maryland, USA, between 21 and 29 May 2005. The production was organized by US student Chris Heady, a fan of the Monkey Island series, after he was granted permission from LucasArts.
1387Most people running 100 metres in a 12 hour relayStefano Bellon, Stefano Bellon, Stefano BellonItaly, Padova01 June 2013The most people running 100 metres in a 12-hour relay is 2,405 and was achieved by Padova for Children (Italy) in Padova, Italy, on 1 June 2013.
1388Highest reverse bungee jumpDavid HasselhoffUnited Kingdom, London, Battersea Power Station30 June 2011The highest height a human was catapulted using a reverse bungee system is 70 m (229 ft 7 in) by David Hasselhoff (USA) at Battersea Power Station, London, UK, on 30 June 2011.
1389First retro revival on Wii-WareMega Man 901 September 2008Game title: Mega Man 9 Publisher: Capcom The launch of Mega Man 9 in September 2008 was a significant milestone for retro gamers: it’s a modern game using the exact same graphical style as its 1980's predecessors. The 8-bit stylings proved such a massive hit with fans, publishers Capcom even commissioned some ironic art work in the style of an NES game box.Guinness World Records Gamers' Edition 2009.
1390Most bones broken by a videogameArm Spirit01 January 2007The most bones broken by a simulation video game were three, caused by the arcade simulator Arm Spirit. The game's distributor, Atlus, recalled all 150 machines for inspection in 2007, as a precautionary measure. They stated: "We think that maybe some players get overexcited and twist their arms in an unnatural way."
1391Most fours by a player in a Twenty20 International (male)Herschelle GibbsSouth Africa, Johannesburg11 September 2007The most fours hit in an innings in a Twenty20 international is 14 by Herschelle Gibbs (b. 23 February 1974, South Africa) in his 90 (from 55 deliveries) for South Africa against West Indies in Johannesburg, South Africa on 11 September 2007.
1392Smallest electric motorDepartment of Chemistry Tufts University1 nanometre(s)United States, Boston01 September 2011The world’s smallest electric motor measures one nanometre across and consists of a single molecule of butyl methyl sulphide on a copper surface. The molecule spins under the influence of electric charge introduced by the tip of a scanning tunnelling microscope. This work was achieved by scientists at the Department of Chemistry, Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA, and announced in September 2011.
1393Farthest distance flown with a rocket beltEric ScottUnited States, Royal Gorge24 November 2008On 24 November 2008 Eric Scott (USA) flew 457 m (1,500 ft) across a 320 m-deep (1053 ft) part of the Royal Gorge, Colorado, USA, using a wearable rocket belt. He completed the flight, without parachute, in 21 seconds, leaving just 12 seconds of reserve fuel.
1394Largest physics lessonSteve Spangler5401 participantsUnited States, DenverThe largest physics lesson involved 5,401 participants during a presentation by Steve Spangler Science (USA) at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado, USA, on 7 May 2009.The presentation was featured as part of NBC Denver affiliate 9News' first "Weather & Science Day Event". Among the different lessons Steve Spangler Science taught were: Bernoulli's Principle and other assorted air properties by way of solar balloon, liquid nitrogen, potato cannon, and Mentos cola geyser demonstrations.
1395Longest videogame marathon on a Japanese-style role playing game (JRPG)Hecaterina Kinumi Iglesias aka Kinumi CatiSpain, Barcelona28 July 2013The longest videogame marathon on a Japanese role-playing game (JRPG) is 38 hours 6 minutes and was achieved by Hecaterina Kinumi Iglesias aka Kinumi Cati (Spain), who played Final Fantasy X, in Vigo, Spain, from 26–28 July 2013.
1396First videogame licensed by a soccer club for recruiting purposesFootball Manager 2009 (SEGA, 2008)firstIn November 2008, the English Premier League’s Everton Football Club signed a deal with game developer Sports Interactive to make use of the Football Manager 2009 database. Everton wanted to use the database to help with the scouting of new players, making the game the first to be officially used by a major soccer club for recruiting purposes.
1397First in-flight repair of a space shuttleDiscoveryfirst, 26 July 2005On 26 July 2005 the shuttle Discovery launched on the STS-114 mission. This was the first ‘Return to Flight’ missions, following a review of shuttle operations in the aftermath of the Columbia disaster in 2003. During a spacewalk, Stephen Robinson was able to manually pull out two protruding ‘gap fillers’ between the thermal tiles on Discovery’s underbelly.
1398First episodic game for PlayStation 3Siren: Blood Curse (Sony, 2008)firstReleased on 13 July 2008, Siren: Blood Curse became the first episodic videogame to be released on PlayStation 3. The stealth/survival horror hybrid tells the story of an ill-fated American camera crew who travel to rural Japan to film a documentary on a lost village, only to find themselves under attack from a sect of undead nuns.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamer''s Edition 2010
1399First text adventure videogame with a licensed superheroQuestprobe ft. The Hulkfirst, 01 January 1984The first text adventure game featuring a licensed superhero was Questprobe featuring The Hulk, released in 1984. A similar game featuring Spider-Man followed, as did The Human Torch & The Thing. There were plans for 12 Marvel adventures, but developers Adventure International went bust before the series could be completed. Guinness World Records Gamers’ Edition 2009.
1400Longest drilled oil wellMAERSK Oil Qatar ASQatarThe worlds longest drilled oil well is BD-04-A, with a total length of 40,320 ft MDRT. It was completed in May 2008 by Maersk Oil Qatar and Qatar Petroleum, in the Al-Shaheen offshore oil field off the coast of Qatar. The well includes a horizontal section measuring 35,770 ft.MDRT (measured depth below rotary table).
1401Most common particle acceleratorUnknownThe television set in its earliest and most primitive form is based on a cathode ray tube, in which electrons are emitted from a hot metal cathode, accelerated by electric fields and directed by magnets onto the inside of the screen, making the individual pixels glow to form a moving image. Estimates of the number of these ‘domestic particle accelerators’ range from 1 to 2 billion globally.
1402Most couples married in 24 hours (single location)Orphan's Development FoundationYemen, Sana'a31 October 2013The most couples married in 24 hours (single location) was achieved by 963 couples (Yemen) in an event organised by Orphan's Development Foundation in Sana'a, Yemen, on 31 October 2013.
1403Most people lighting MenorahsThe Jewish Center of Princeton834 peopleUnited States, Princeton11 December 2012The most people lighting menorahs simultaneously is 834 and was achieved by The Jewish Center of Princeton (USA) in Montgomery, New Jersey, USA, on 11 December 2012.
1404Most people on one scaleAvery Weigh-Tronix130 participantsUnited Kingdom, Birmingham16 September 2010The greatest number of people being weighed on a single scale was 130 and was achieved by Avery Weigh-Tronix (UK) at the Recycling and Waste Management Event at the Birmingham National Events Centre, Birmingham, UK, on 16 September 2010.The 130 participants weighed 10,600 kg (23,369 lb) in total.
1405Longest fingernails on a pair of hands (male) - everMelvin BootheUnited States, Pontiac22 December 2009The longest fingernails on a pair of male hands belonged toMelvin Boothe (USA) whose nails had a combined length of 9.85 m (32ft 3.8 in), when measured in Troy, Michigan, USA on 30 May 2009.Unfortunately, Melvin passed away in December 2009.
1406Most expensive dogA Tibetan mastiff945000 UK pound(s)China, 01 March 2011With a price tag of 10 million Chinese yuan or £945,000 ($1,513,417), an 11-month-old red Tibetan mastiff became the world's costliest canine when sold by breeder Lu Liang to a Chinese multi-millionaire in March 2011.Weighing 82 kg (180 lb), Big Splash enjoys a diet of chicken and beef.
1407First concert held in a real and a virtual space simultaneouslyThe Dares (USA)firstUSA, Los AngelesOn 2 June 2009, US pop-punk band The Dares performed the first music concert to take place in both the real world and in a virtual space. The gig was held at E3 2009 in Los Angeles, USA, and online in Free Realms (Sony, 2009).Featured in Guinness World Records Gamer''s Edition 2010
1408Longest career as a FIFA refereeSarkis DemirdjianLebanon, Beirut01 July 1983The longest career as a FIFA-listed referee is 20 years 10 months by Sarkis Demirdjian (Lebanon) from September 1962 to July 1983.Demirdjian specialised in officiating matches in Asia, totaling 826 matches throughout his 27-year career. Highlighted matches of his time as a FIFA-listed official included a UEFA World Cup qualifying match won by Germany 6-0 over Cyprus in 1965 and nine AFC/OFC World Cup qualifying matches in advance of the 1974 and 1982 FIFA World Cups. Demirdjian says his most turbulent match was a 1967 contest between Iran and Turkey, in which he issued eight yellow cards and two reds.
1409Closest margin of victory in a car raceLogan GomezUnited States, Joliet,Chicagoland Speedway09 September 2007The record for the closest margin of victory in a car race is 0.0005 of a second, when Logan Gomez (USA) beat Alex Lloyd (UK) in the 16th round of the 2007 Indy Pro Series, the Chicagoland 100, at Chicagoland Speedway, in Joliet, Illinois, USA, on 9 September 2007.The Indy Pro Series is the developmental racing series sanctioned by the Indy Racing League. The Sam Schmidt Motorsports cars of champion Alex Lloyd and Logan Gomez battled for the lead with Robbie Pecorari throughout the race, which was slowed by two extended caution flags, the first caused by a major crash involving Chris Festa and Jaime Camara and the second involving Travis Gregg and Wade Cunningham. Gomez led his teammate entering the final lap. Lloyd mounted a challenge and the two cars briefly touched exiting turn four and Gomez was able to hold off Lloyd for his first Pro Series victory by a mere 0.0005 sec.
1410Most wins in regular seasons in an NHL career by a coach, same teamAl ArbourNot ApplicableThe NHL record for most regular-season wins by a coach with the same team is 740 by Al Arbour (Canada) with the New York Islanders (USA). Arbour came out of retirement for one last game, a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins (USA) on 3 November 2007.

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