Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List

15901Oldest Bull - Professional Bull RidingRed WolfUnited States01 January 2000The oldest bull ever to have participated in competition was Red Wolf from Herrington Cattle Company who bucked until the 2000 World Finals and was 13 years old. Professional Bull Riding bulls start competing when they are three years old.
15902Youngest goalscorer in the football (soccer) Premier LeagueJames VaughanUnited Kingdom10 April 2005The youngest scorer in the English Premiership is James Vaughan at 16 years 271 days, for Everton against Crystal Palace on 10 April 2005.
15903First concert at British Prime Minister's residenceShayne WardfirstUnited Kingdom, LondonIn May 2006, Shayne Ward (UK), the winner of X-Factor 2005 became the first artist to perform live at 11 Downing Street – the home of the British Prime Minister.NB Tony Blair choses to live at No. 11.
15904First football (soccer) FIFA World Cup golden goalLaurent BlancfirstFrance, Lens28 June 1998The French defender, Laurent Blanc, scored the first golden goal in World Cup finals history for France v. Paraguay in Lens, France, on 28 June 1998.
15905Oldest netball clubPoly Netball ClubUnited Kingdom, London01 June 2007The oldest netball club in continuous existence is the Poly Netball Club, London, UK, which was founded in 1907 and still operates as of June 2007.The name was shortened from Polytechnic Netball Club. This was printed in our archived editions, so is not 'new'.
15906Most expensive box of cherriesGrace ProustAustralia, Flemington, Sydney24 October 2007The most expensive box of cherries was sold for $35,000 Australian dollars ($31,771 USD, £20,056), by Sydney Markets, (Australia) in conjunction with Variety the Children's Charity NSW. The box of cherries was bought by Nick Moraitis, (Australia) on 24 October 2007.This is the second time that Nick Moraitis has dug deep for charity. The bidding was fast and was not long before it reached the $35,000 mark.
15907First LCD videogame to use drawn charactersBallfirst, 01 January 1980Game and Watch handheld game Ball was the first LCD game to use drawn characters rather than basic shapes or boxes. It was released in 1980.
15908First Star Wars real-time strategy videogameStar Wars: Force Commanderfirst, 01 January 2000On its release in 2000, Star Wars: Force Commander became the first ever Star Wars real-time strategy game. The very first Star Wars strategy game was Star Wars Chess, released in 1993.
15909First console game to receive a downloadable patchUnreal ChampionshipThe earliest game to receive a downloadable patch was Unreal Championship on the Xbox which featured a small software update patch that was issued to address performance issues with the game.
15910Oldest motor racing championshipsTurismo Carretera1937/08/05 year(s), month(s), day(s)Argentina, All Argentina05 August 1937The oldest motor racing championships still active today is Turismo Carretera (Argentina), the annual championship was first competed for in Argentina, from 5 August 1937.The first champion was Eduardo Pedrazzini driving for Ford. Other champions have included 5 time Formula One winner, Juan Manuel Fangio and Ferrari's first formula one champion Jose Froilan Gonzalez. The original governing body of Turismo Carretera the ACA became the ACTC in 1979 in response to the growth and success of the championships. Despite this change there has been no major change in the running of Turismo Carretera which is why it is still classed as the same championships.The nearest competitor to this championship was Formula One. This has been judged to have started in 1950 as the Grand Prix series that preceded it was a totally different competition and the rules weren't even standardised until 1946.
15911First rhythm action videogame with independent music controlVib Ribbon01 January 1999The earliest rhythm action video game with independent music control was Vib Ribbon released in 1999. The game allowed players to input CD tracks to play along to.
15912Largest Sinosauropteryx fossilShandong Tianyu Natural History MuseumChina, Pingyi County, Shandong Province02 January 2009The largest Sinosauropteryx fossil measures 3.8 m (12 ft 5 in) long. It is housed at the Shandong Tianyu Natural History Museum in Shandong province, China.The skull alone measures 60cm (1 ft 11 in) long.
15913Most metal basins pierced by throwing chopsticksYang Zheng QingChina, Beijing12 November 2008The most metal basins pierced by throwing chopsticks is 32 and was achieved by Yang Zhengqing(China) on the set of Zheng Da Zong Yi - Guinness World Records Special in Beijing, China, on 12 November 2008.
15914Best-selling real-time strategy (RTS) videogameWarzone 2100 (Pumpkin Studios, 1999)5010000 unit(s) soldNot Applicable, 22 June 2013The best-selling RTS game is Warzone 2100 (Pumpkin Studios, 1999) for the PlayStation, with sales of 5.01 million as of 22 June 2013, according to VGChartz.
15915Fastest-selling multi platform role-playing game (RPG)Fallout 3 (Bethesda Softworks, 2008)4700000 unit(s) sold, 04 November 2008The fastest-selling multi-platform roleplaying game is Fallout 3, which sold over 4.7 million copies in its first week on sale from October 28 to November 4 2008.A certificate was presented to Todd Howard, Executive Producer, Bethesda Softworks (USA) at E3 2009.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
15916Best-selling action sports videogame seriesTony Hawk's Pro Skater53700000 unit(s) soldNot Applicable, 10 September 2012With sales of 53.7 million as of 10 September 2012, the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater franchise is the best-selling action sports videogame series.
15917First videogame to feature real NFL players and teamsNFL football (LJN, 1989)firstNFL Football, released for the NES in 1989, was intended to represent the 1988/89 NFL season, and used teams and play formations accurate to the era.
15918First female to win an Oscar for best directorKathryn BigelowfirstUSA, 07 March 2010Kathryn Bigelow (USA) became the first female recipient of an Oscar for best director on 7 March 2010 for her film The Hurt Locker (USA, 2008).Bigelow beat four other nominees including Quentin Tarantino and her ex-husband, James Cameron.
15919Highest mudslide death tollVenezuela10000 - 30000 peopleVenezuela, Vargas State01 December 1999In December 1999 torrential rains fell in Vargas State, Venezuela. The resulting mudslides from the mountainous regions close to the coast caused widespread loss of life. Estimates of the death toll range from 10,000 to 30,000.
15920First fourth dimension roller coasterXfirstUSA, ix Flags Magic Mountain,California01 January 2002The first 4th dimension coaster was X at Six Flags Magic Mountain, California, USA, in 2002.
15921First woman to win the Nobel Prize for literatureSelma LagerlöffirstNot Applicable, 01 January 1909The first woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature was Selma Lagerlöf (Sweden) who won the prize in 1909. Selma became a member of the Swedish Academy - the body that awards the prize, in 1909.
15922Longest gestation periodcommon frilled shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus)The common frilled shark (Chlamydoselachus anguineus), an extremely primitive species native to all oceans of the world, has the longest recorded gestation period (pregnancy) of any animal species, namely 3.5 years.
15923Largest cucumber plantWalt Disney World Company56.7 square metre(s)United States, Lake Buena Vista01 July 2006The largest cucumber plant covers an area of 56.7 m² (610.31 ft²) at the Epcot Science project at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA. The plant was measured in July 2006.Plant is on a rectangular trellis measuring 6.1 m (20 ft) x 9.3 m (30ft 6 in).
15924First air launch from a shipHMS PallasfirstFrance, 01 January 1806The first time that a ship was used for airborne operations occured in 1806 when Lord Thomas Cochrane of the British Royal Navy launched kites from HMS Pallas (a 32-gun frigate) in order to drop propaganda leaflets on French territory.
15925First team in the NHL to score 18,000 goalsBoston Bruins, Montreal CanadiensNot ApplicableThe Montreal Canadiens (Canada) and Boston Bruins (USA) are the only two teams in NHL history to score over 18,000 goals in its franchise history.
15926First European player named "most valuable player" in an NBA finalTony ParkerFrance01 January 2007Tony Parker (France) was named most valuable player of the NBA Finals playing for the San Antonio Spurs (USA) in 2007.
15927First landed wheelchair backflipAaron FotheringhamUnited States, Las Vegas, Nevada01 January 2008Aaron Fotheringham (USA) successfully landed the first wheelchair backflip at Doc Romeo skate park in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on 25 October 2008.Aaron has been in a wheelchair since the age of 13 as he suffers from spina biffida.
15928Largest spider familySalticidae, the jumping spidersNot Applicable31 December 2012The largest taxonomic family of spiders is Salticidae, the jumping spiders. Containing approximately 5,000 species in more than 500 genera, it accounts for roughly 13% of all spider species currently known to science.
15929Longest winning streak on Street Fighter IV (Capcom, 2008)Ryan HartUnited Kingdom, Hull27 March 2010Ryan Hart (UK) remained unbeaten for 169 matches of Street Fighter IV at GAME in the Prospect Centre, Hull, UK, on 27 March 2010.Ryan played Sagat the whole time. In the four hours he played, Ryan lost only two games - the first during match 28, when he lost the first game to Ryu (Ben McGreal, UK, who won an Xbox 360 Elite for his efforts), and again during the 44th round, when he lost to another combatant playing Ryu. His fastest victory was a 7-second perfect defeat of Chun Li. After his second defeat, Ryan went on to play the remaining 125 matches without losing a single game.
15930Most consecutive chest and head rolls using 3 basketballsTommy BakerUnited States, NBA All-Star Jam Session15 February 2009The most consecutive chest and head rolls using 3 basketballs is 10 and was achieved by Tommy Baker (UK) at the NBA All-Star Jam Session in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, on 15 February 2009. Tommy Baker is a world renowned freestyle entertainer. His dynamic and breathtaking show brings excitement to events all over the world.

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