The Guinness Book of World Records is a Book, listing out the certain kind of achievements in various fields (Including sports, adventure, & other fields) across the world. In the Year 1951, Sir Hugh Beaver founded the Guinness World Records; In Fleet Street & It was Co-Founded by Norris & Ross Mc Whirter in August 1954. In previous publication & editions of the book by the United States is worldwide famous by Guinness Book of World Records.
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1) Guinness Book of World Records is itself a record-breaker.
2) In the Year 1955, 198-edition of the book goes on top and the same year its 70,000 copies were sold in the US.
3) It is the world’s Best Selling Copyrighted book ever, with a record of selling its 100 Million Copies worldwide.
4) Ashrita Furman is the holder of 200 Guinness World Records; he is one of the highest record makers in the book.
5) As per recent reports, each year 50,000 applicants use to apply for the Guinness Record Book.
6) Over the 50,000 applicants, only 1,000 got the chance to show up.
7) Jennifer Anniston, One of the Hollywood highest-paid actresses recently made a record of breaking Instagram by 1 Million Followers in 5 hours and 16 seconds.
8) Now Guinness Book of World Records is owned by Jim Pattison Group.
9) In 1976, Guinness Book of World Records Museum was opened up for visitors.
10) Whether Guinness Book of World Records includes extreme adventures, but there are some ethical terms behind it too.
1) There are various television series commissioned by the GWR featuring and documenting the record breakers and their attempts.
2) Nowadays GWR has changed its business model as a slowdown in the number of Book readers.
3) At a point, GWR has realized that they need to find a new source of revenue generation.
4) There are 11 Guinness Book of World Records from India till 2017.
5) Khurshid Hussain from Hyderabad created a record by typing of 103 words in 47 seconds by his nose.
6) Some other Interesting Records by Indians include World’s biggest Roti/Chapati by Dagdu Seth.
7) There are some ethical & safety Issues considered by GWR like participants have not harmed any animal.
8) On 10 December 2010 GWR stopped the ‘Dreadlock’ category.
9) There is a website running by GWR, www.guinnessworldrecords.com.
10) As of the 2019 edition of GWR its 64th year of publication.
For keeping a record for World’s extreme and achievements under various fields Guinness World Records founded. It’s published in 100 countries and in 23 languages. There is a very interesting story behind the Guinness Book of World Records, One fine day Sir Hugh Beaver who was at that time Managing Director of Guinness Breweries, he went to attend a shooting party, there he gets involved in argument over Record of fastest gaming bird and he then did some research over the topic, Guinness Breweries and by their efforts finally in August 1954 The Guinness Book of Records came into light & thousand copies of the book were printed and distributed.