Guinness World Records List
Guinness World Records List


IDRecordWhoWhatWhereWhenExplain
2101Deepest fishAbyssobrotula galatheaePuerto RicoThe fish that lives at the greatest recorded depth is a species of cusk eel (family Ophidiidae) called Abyssobrotula galatheae. The 20-cm (8-in) long fish has been collected from the Puerto Rico Trench at a depth of 8,370 m (27,460 ft).
2102Most prolific catUnknownUSAA tabby cat named Dusty , born 1935, of Bonham, Texas, USA produced 420 kittens during her breeding life. She gave birth to her last litter (a single kitten) on 12 June 1952.
2103First talkieEugene Augustin Lauste1906/8/11 year(s), month(s), day(s)United Kingdom, Stockwell, London01 January 1910The earliest sound-on-film motion picture was achieved by Eugene Augustin Lauste (1857-1935), who patented his process on 11 August 1906 and produced a workable system using a string galvanometer in 1910 at Benedict Road, Stockwell, London, UK.
2104Fastest speed on land for a hovercraftJohn Alford56.25 mile(s) per hourUnited States, Bonneville21 September 1998The highest speed achieved on land by a hovercraft is 56.25 mph by John Alford (USA) at Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah, USA on 21 Sep 1998.
2105First videogameOXOfirstNot Applicable, 01 January 1952There is some debate about what exactly constitutes the first ever video game – contenders include A. S. Douglas’s OXO, a noughts and crosses game developed for the EDSAC computer in 1952, or William Higinbotham’s Tennis for Two, created in 1958 on an oscilloscope.GWR Video Gamer's Edition 2008, title: First ever video game.
2106Longest submergence underwater in a controlled environment with air bell restsKhoo Swee ChiowSingapore, Tampines Central25 December 2005The longest scuba submergence in a controlled environment is 220 hours by Khoo Swee Chiow (Singapore) at Tampines Central, Singapore from 16-25 December 2005see his blog at http://www.daretodream.com.sg/expeditions.htm1st record under new guidelines
2107Most Oscar awards for acting won by a filmNetwork (1976), A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)United States, Los Angeles01 January 1952To date, no film has won all four acting Oscars, but in 1952 A Streetcar Named Desire (USA 1951) and in 1977 Network (USA 1976) won three.Nominated for 12 Oscars, A Streetcar Named Desire won five including Best Actress for Vivien Leigh (UK), Best Supporting Actor for Karl Malden (USA) and Best Supporting Actress for Kim Hunter (USA). Network won all three Oscars it was nominated for: Best Actor for Peter Finch (UK), Best Actress for Faye Dunaway (USA) and Best Supporting Actress for Beatrice Straight (USA)
2108Farthest marshmallow nose-blowPaul Prado, Sophia RojasUnited States, Los Angeles02 July 2012The farthest blow of a marshmallow out of the nostril and into the mouth of a catcher is 5.46 m (17 ft 11 in) and was achieved by launcher Paul Prado and catcher Sophia Rojas (both USA) on the set of 'Guinness World Records Gone Wild!' in Los Angeles, California, USA, on 2 July 2012.Prior to the successful catch, Sophia caught a nose blow from Paul that was just 3.8 cm (1.5 in) shy of the record to beat.
2109Fastest human calculatorScott Flansburg15 timesUnited Kingdom, Wembley27 April 2000Scott Flansburg of Phoenix, Arizona, USA, correctly added a randomly selected two-digit number (38) to itself 36 times in 15 seconds without the use of a calculator on 27 April 2000 on the set of Guinness World Records in Wembley, UK.
2110Most gold medals won at a single Winter Olympic Games - CountryCanadaCanada, Vancouver,British Columbia28 February 2010Canada won a record 14 gold medals at the XXI Winter Olympiad held at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from 12-28 February 2010.On home soil, Canada won medals in the following events: Ice hockey (men), ice hockey (women), curling (men), snowboard men's parallel giant slalom, speed skating men's team pursuit, short track speed skating men's 5000m relay, short track speed skating men's 500 m, bobsleigh (women's), freestyle skiing - ladies' ski cross, figure skating ice dance, men's skeleton, speed skating ladies 1,000m, ladies' snowboard cross and freestyle skiing men's moguls. Before the 2010 record-setting haul, no Canadian had ever won gold in a home Olympics (Summer: Montreal 1976 Winter: Calgary 1988).
2111Most tour tickets sold in a day (concerts)Robbie Williams1600000 unit(s) soldUnited Kingdom, 19 November 2005A total of 1.6 million tickets, valued at £80 million (US$142,825,258.47) were sold in the first 24 hours (November 19 2005) for Robbie Williams’ 2006 World Tour.
2112Most medals won at a single Summer Olympic Games - CountryUSAUSA, St Louis,Louisiana01 January 1904The USA won a record 239 medals at the third Olympic Games, held in St Louis, Missouri, USA, in 1904. The record haul consisted of 78 gold, 82 silver and 79 bronze medals.USSR lies in second place with a total of 195 medals (80 gold, 69 silver, 46 bronze) won at the 1980 Games held in Moscow, USSR. Third place goes to Great Britain, whose athletes picked up 145 medals (56 gold, 51 silver, 38 bronze) in the 1908 Games in London, UK.
2113Most gold medals won at a single Summer Olympic Games - CountryUSAUnited States, Los Angeles01 January 1984The USA won a record 83 gold medals at the XXIIIrd Olympic Games held at Los Angeles, California, USA in 1984. The USSR lies in second place with a total of 80 gold medals won at the 1980 Games held in Moscow, USSR. Third place goes to the USA, whose athletes picked up 78 gold medals at the 1904 Games in St Louis, Louisiana, USA.
2114Heaviest modelUnknownUnited StatesAmerican model Teighlor reached a peak weight of 326.14 kg (718.7lbs) in the early 1990s and has forged a successful modelling career, appearing in films, on greeting cards and in advertisements.
2115Most points scored in a full NHL season including playoffsWayne GretzkyNot ApplicableThe most points scored in a full NHL season including the playoffs is 255 points by Wayne Gretzky (Canada) for the Edmonton Oilers in the 1984/85 season.The points total comprises 90 goals and 165 assists.
2116First album made completely from samplesDJ ShadowfirstUnited States, 01 January 1996Entroducing (1996) by DJ Shadow, a.k.a name Joshua Davis (USA) was the first album to be recorded using only sampled sounds.
2117Youngest player in a darts tournamentNick StoekenbroekNetherlands, Veldhoven23 September 2001The youngest player to participate in a competitive darts tournament is Nick Stoekenbroek (b. 11 May 1989) (Netherlands) who at the age of twelve played in the Dutch Open, Veldhoven, Netherlands on 5-7 February 2002.Stoekenbroek reached the last 128 out of 2,654 competitors.
2118Oldest person to have a toncillectomyJohn MazzaferUnited States, Pittsburgh09 July 2002John Mazzafer (USA, b. 5 October 1917) was aged 84 years 277 days when he had a toncillectomy, removing both his tonsils at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on 9 July 2002.
2119Richest fashion designerGiorgio Armani5300000000 US dollar(s)Italy, 01 January 2010The richest fashion designer is Giorgio Armani (Italy). Clothes, watches, perfumes, homeware, and hotels all bear his name an incredible achievement for a medical school drop-out who's now worth a record $5.3 billion (£3.3 billion).
2120Most aces served in a Wimbledon matchJohn IsnerUnited Kingdom, Wimbledon, London24 June 2010The most aces served by an individual player in a Wimbledon tennis match is 113 by John Isner (USA) against Nicolas Mahut (France) at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, in Wimbledon, London, UK, from 22-24 June 2010.
2121Most downloaded act in a year (USA) - femaleLady Gaga ­ aka Stefani Joanne Angelina GermanottaUnited States01 January 2009In 2009, Lady Gaga (USA, b. Stefani Germanotta) broke the record for a female artist by selling 11.1 million downloads in the USA.
2122First animated feature produced in stereoscopic 3DMonsters Vs. Aliens (USA, 2009)firstUnited States, 01 January 2009Until Monsters Vs. Aliens (USA, 2009), animated movies were converted to 3D after completion MvA, however, was shot in a stereoscopic format from the beginning, an expensive premium process that added $15 million (£9.4 million) to the budget.
2123First Head of Government to enter into a same sex marriageUnknownfirstIcelandThe first Head of Government to enter into a same sex marriage was Johanna Sigurdardottir, Iceland''s 68 year old Prime Minister, on 27 June, 2010.
2124Most aces served in a professional tennis matchJohn IsnerUnited Kingdom, Wimbledon, London24 June 2010The most aces served by an individual player in a professional tennis match is 113 by John Isner (USA) against Nicolas Mahut (France) at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, in Wimbledon, London, UK, from 22-24 June 2010.
2125Longest time without conceding a goal in the FIFA World CupSwitzerlandSouth Africa01 January 2010Switzerland did not concede a goal for 559 minutes across parts of seven World Cup matches from 1994-2010.The streak began after allowing Spain's 86th minute goal in the Round of 16 matchup at the 1994 World Cup, continued through four clean sheets at the 2006 World Cup, and one clean sheet in the 2010 World Cup before allowing a 75th minute goal to Chile in the second group stage game on 21 June 2010. Switzerland did not qualify for either the 1998 nor 2002 World Cup finals.
2126First role-playing game to feature a character import systemWizardry II: The Knight of Diamondsfirst, 01 January 1982The first role-playing game to feature a character import system was Wizardry II: The Knight of Diamonds (Sir-Tech Software, 1982).Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011A character import system allows gamers to take their player character from one game (usually with experience, items and equipment gained) across to another. While not particularly common, they are popular with RPG players who may have spend large amounts of time levelling up a character and presumably becoming quite attached to this virtual alter-ego.
2127First mature-rated light gunKomodo RapidShotfirst, 02 June 2010With a highly realistic design that emulates the Heckler & Koch MP5 submachine gun down to the smallest detail, the Komodo RapidShot is the first videogame gun peripheral to carry a ''Mature'' rating, meaning it is not to be sold to minors.The accessory is designed for use with the Nintendo Wii.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
2128Most numbered sequels in a fighting game seriesThe King of Fighters (SNK Playmore, 1994)14 July 2010The most numbered iterations of a fighting game series is 13, for the King of Fighters (SNK Playmore, 1994) series, with its 13th edition released into arcades in July 2010.Featured in Guinness World Records Gamers Edition 2011
2129Most aces served in a Davis Cup match
2130Most people cocktail flairingT.G.I. Friday's101 peopleUnited Kingdom, London,,Covent Garden, West Piazza28 March 2011The most people cocktail flairing simultaneously for two minutes is 101 and was set by T.G.I. Friday's bartenders in an open air event in the Covent Garden Piazza, London, UK.105 bartenders from T.G.I. Friday's performed a three minute choreographed flair routine which included a 'C-step' - a backward throw & catch of a cocktail shaker.On the first attempt 95 bartenders succesfully completed the routine, 96 on the second attempt and 101 on their third and final attempt. This Guinness World Record title was attempted in celebration of T.G.I. Friday's 25th Anniversary in the UK.

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