Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

15841Most critically acclaimed DS puzzle videogameMeteos (Nintendo, 2005)88 percentage, 01 October 2010The most critically-acclaimed DS puzzle game is Meteos (Nintendo, 2005), which has an average review score of 88% on as of October 2010.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
15842Most downloaded mobile phone gameTetris (Alexey Pajitnov, 1985)100000000 times, 01 October 2010The game that has been downloaded the greatest number of times for mobile phones is Tetris (Alexey Pajitnov, 1985), which has been downloaded over 100 million times as of October 2010.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
15843Best-selling pure boxing videogameMike Tyson's Punch-Out!! (Nintendo, 1987)3000000 unit(s) sold, 01 January 1987The best-selling boxing videogame is Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! (Nintendo, 1987), which has sold over 3 million units since its release for the NES in 1987.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
15844Longest-running digital trading card gameMagic: The Gathering1997/9/30 year(s), month(s), day(s), 01 January 2011The longest-running digital trading card game is Magic: The Gathering (Wizards of the Coast), which has been available in computerised forms since the release of the PC Game Magic: The Gathering on 30 September 1997.
15845Most ported turn-based strategy videogame seriesWorms (Team 17, 1995)23 November 2010The most ported turn-based strategy series is Worms (Team 17, 1995), which has appeared on 27 different platforms since its debut on the Amiga in 1995.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
15846Oldest stem cell donorErica HendersonUnited Kingdom01 January 2009The oldest stem cell donor is Erica Henderson (UK) who, at 74 years of age, donated cells to treat her younger brother Paul, 69, who suffered from leukaemia. Medical rules state that the life-saving cells can only be donated by people up to the age of 70. However, after doctors found Mrs. Henderson to be "100" fit she was allowed to go through with the procedure. Her brother is now in remission.
15847Longest-running Man vs Horse raceMan vs Horse MarathonUnited Kingdom01 January 2011The longest running Man vs Horse race is the Man vs Horse Marathon, which has been held annually since 1980 in Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales. The race takes place over 22 miles where runners compete against riders on horseback.
15848First Olympic use of starting blocks
15849First Olympic coverage for mobile phoneXX Olympic Winter Games,Turin, 2006firstItaly, 01 January 2006The XX Winter Olympic Games in Turin, Italy in 2006 were the first games where live video coverage was available for mobile phone users.
15850Highest box-office film gross for a Portuguese film
15851Highest box-office film gross for an Estonian filmThe Singing Revolution426855 US dollar(s)Estonia, 01 January 2006The Singing Revolution (2006) has taken $335,700 (£182,800) at the US box office to date.
15852Largest ice canoeing raceQuebec Winter CarnivalCanada01 January 2011The largest annual ice canoeing race is held as part of the Quebec Winter Carnival in Quebec City, Canada. The 2011 event attracted 49 teams who raced across 6.4 km of icy St. Lawrence River.
15853Smallest organism capable of independent reproduction and growthMycoplasma genitaliumNot Applicable01 January 2010The smallest organism capable of independent reproduction and growth is Mycoplasma genitalium, a parasitic species of ultramicrobacterium that lives in the respiratory and genital tracts of primates. Its size is approximately 200-300 nanometres.
15854First woman to ride the Grand National
15855Most female Paralympic wheelchair basketball competitorsParalympic Games 2008120 peopleChina, Beijing01 January 2008The most female competitors to play in the wheelchair basketball competition at the Summer Paralympics is 120, at the 2008 Games held in Beijing, China. USA beat Germany in the final.
15856First car to sell 30 million unitsToyota CorollafirstJapan, 01 January 2005The Toyota Corolla was the first automobile in history to reach sales of 30 million. In 2005, the 30 millionth Toyota Corolla is sold.
15857Oldest singleton twin everMary Belle Murphy Crombie, Mabel Jean Murphy CrombieUnited States01 January 1984Mary Belle Murphy Crombie (USA, 1890­/2003) lived to the age of 113 years 78 days, while her twin sister Mabel Jean died in 1984 aged 94.
15858Laziest freshwater turtleGiant soft-shelled turtle (Pelochelys cantorii)95 percentageCambodiaNative to the Mekong River in Cambodia, Cantor's giant soft-shelled turtle (Pelochelys cantorii) spends 95% of its life motionless in sand on the river bottom waiting for prey to approach. It comes up to the water surface to breathe air only twice each day.
15859First geological country mapDelineation of the Strata of England and Wales with part of ScotlandfirstUnited Kingdom, 01 January 1801William Smith's (UK) 1801 Delineation of the Strata of England and Wales with part of Scotland was the first country-wide map to illustrate the different rock layers found across the land.
15860Oldest calendar still in useJewish calendar01 January 3761The oldest calendar still in use is the Jewish calendar, which has been in popular use since the 9th century BC. It is based on biblical calculations that place the creation at 3761 BC.
15861Largest terrestrial planetEarthEarth is the largest terrestrial planet, the densest, the most geologicallyactive inner planet and the only body in the Solar System with significantliquid water on its surface. It is home to the only known life in theuniverse.
15862Most geologically active inner planetEarthEarth is the most geologically active inner planet and the only body in the Solar System with significant liquid water on its surface. It is home to the only known life in the universe.
15863First computer to store its program internallyManchester Small-Scale Experimental MachinefirstUnited Kingdom, 01 January 1948The Manchester Small-Scale Experimental Machine, known as ‘Baby’, was built at Manchester University, UK, and ran its first program in 1948. It was the first computer to store its program internally, rather than on an external medium such as punched cards.
15864Longest lasting tropical cycloneHurricane/Typhoon JohnPacific Ocean, Pacific Ocean11 September 1994The longest lasting tropical cyclone lasted 31 days, it was named Hurricane/Typhoon John and travelled through the eastern Pacific Ocean from 11 August - 11 September 1994.Hurricane/Typhoon John formed on 11 August 1994 in the eastern Pacific Ocean. It lasted for 31 days and also travelled the furthest distance recorded for a tropical cyclone: 13,280 km. As it travelled from the eastern to the western Pacific, it became one of only a handful of tropical cyclones to be labelled as both a hurricane and a tyhoon.
15865Longest serving Sunday School teacher at the same institutionEleanora AndersonUnited States, Valmeyer12 February 2013The longest serving Sunday School teacher is Eleanora Anderson (USA), who has taught at St. John United Church of Christ in Valmeyer, Illinois, USA, since 1941. She is still teaching at the church, after 70 years of service.Eleanora is 89 years of age and has no plans to retire.
15866Largest display of model ships in bottlesKjell BirkelandNorway, Arendal,,Arendal Bymuseum - Arendal Town Museum15 February 2013The largest display of model ships in bottles is 655 and belongs to Kjell Birkeland (Norway) in Arendal, Norway, as of 15 February 2013. The 655 model ships in bottles are on permanent display at the Arendal Bymuseum.
15867Largest collection of Nightmare Before Christmas memorabiliaWilliam WongHong Kong, Unknown18 February 2014The largest collection of Nightmare Before Christmas memorabilia belongs to William Wong (Hong Kong) and consists of 2,020 unique items in Hong Kong, China, as was verified on 18 February 2014.William started his collection in 1993, prior to the release of movie. His collection showcases a wide range of pins, jewelry, collectible figure and mini-figures, Christmas ornaments, plushed dolls, kitchen appliances, watches, cards, movies, clothing, ceramics, party supplies, glow-in-the dark figures, bobble heads, stationary, toy sets, a toilet paper holder, and much much more. All of the items in his collection have been individually photographed and classified. Williams says his favorite items in the collection are two gifts, given by his wife, a press kit (with slides), a vendors style guide and a limited edition set of Oogie Boogie plates.
15868Oldest weekly music magazine
15869Most successful commercial rocket launcherUnknownFrance13 January 2003From March 1995 to February 2003, Arianespace's (France) Ariane 4 family of rockets has had 74 consecutive commercial rocket launches. The most powerful version can place more than 4,500 kg (10,000 lb) into orbit.
15870Shortest word in the English language that contains all five main vowelsEunoiaEunoia, at six letters long, is the shortest word in the English language that contains all five main vowels.Seven letter words with this property include adoulie, douleia, eucosia, eulogia, eunomia, eutopia, miaoued, moineau, sequoia, and suoidea. (The scientific name iouea is a genus of Cretaceous fossil sponges.)'Eunoia' means "beautiful thinking" or denotes a normal mental state.

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