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Sep 14, 2009, 05:00 ET

Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Daniel Radcliffe, Twilight, Star Trek and More Top List of Hollywood Heroes in the Guinness World Records(R) 2010 Edition

Capping off the first decade of the 21st century, Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Daniel Radcliffe, and scores of other Hollywood A-listers are...

Sep 03, 2009, 15:42 ET
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 INDIANAPOLIS, IN UNITED STATES
 09/03/2009

Ion Television Breaks a Guinness World Record by Creating World's 'Largest Moving Box'

Earlier today, ION Television successfully broke the Guinness World Record for the Largest Moving Box at an event in Times Square to mark the...

Sep 02, 2009, 20:07 ET
Lee Redmond (right), record-holder for Longest Fingernails (female) at 28-ft 4-in long, poses with Melvin Booth (left), record-holder for Longest Fingernails (male) at 29-ft 8-in long, in the last picture featuring Redmond before a car accident that broke her record-setting nails. Redmond and Booth are featured in Guinness World Record 2010 available on September 17, 2009. CREDIT: Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records (NOT FOR ARCHIVE)

Guinness World Records(TM) Unveils Exclusive Story Behind Lee Redmond's Loss of Record-Breaking Fingernails

68-year-old great grandmother Lee Redmond of Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, is undoubtedly one of the world's most popular record holders of...

Aug 31, 2009, 10:49 ET

ION Television Attempt To Break Guinness World Record for 'Largest Moving Box'

ION Television will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Moving Box to celebrate the premiere of its original series...

Aug 30, 2009, 12:23 ET

Kruger Claims World Record for Largest Coffee Party

Thousands of coffee drinkers of all ages today descended upon Cologne's Jugendpark to become record-breakers at KrugerKranzchen - a Guinness World...

Feb 04, 2009, 18:15 ET

Guitar Hero(R) Ace Rips His Way into the Guinness World Records(R) Book

To celebrate the launch of the second annual Guinness World Records 2009 Gamer's Edition, the nation's best Guitar Hero(R) III: Legends of Rock...

Feb 04, 2009, 04:00 ET

The Video Game Bible Returns With Launch of Guinness World Records(R) 2009 Gamer's Edition

Amazing Guitar Hero Attempt in New York City Kicks Off International Release of New Book The globally-recognized authority on record-breaking...

Dec 18, 2008, 11:21 ET

Guinness World Records Names the 'Best Record Moments of 2008'

Hollywood, Height And Heavy Metal Headline As 'Brangelina', The World's Tallest Man and Guitar Hero Top List of Record Breakers From Britney...

Nov 13, 2008, 18:55 ET

Records Break Around the World on Guinness World Records(R) Day 2008

It was another day for the record books as Guinness World Records celebrated its fourth annual Guinness World Records(R) Day. More than 200,000...

Nov 10, 2008, 08:30 ET

Guinness World Records(R) Day 2008 to Spark Amazing Record-Breaking Attempts Across the Globe

Week Long U.S. Celebration Kicks Off in New York City With Arrival of Woman With the World's Longest Legs Aspiring record breakers across the...

Sep 19, 2008, 01:00 ET

VIDEO from Medialink and Guinness World Records: Guinness World Records 2009 Launches Worldwide

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 edition of the Guinness World Records book hit shelves on September 17. The new book features some...

Sep 19, 2008, 01:00 ET
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Medallion Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: TAXI), a specialty commercial finance company with a leading position servicing the taxi industry and small business commercial lending, and owner of the largest taxicab rooftop advertising company in the world, released today the following bar charts that show loan and earnings per share growth since establishing its new Merrill Lynch Bank facility. These charts supplement, and are to be read in conjunction with, the 2003 second quarter earnings press release issued yesterday by the Company. (PRNewsFoto)[TC]
 NEW YORK, NY USA
 08/01/2003

Astonishing New Guinness World Record Set as World Champion Freediver Recaptures Title from David Blaine on 'Live with Regis and Kelly'

NEW YORK, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ - World champion freediver Tom Sietas endured a nail-biting 17 minutes and 19 seconds underwater on "Live with...

Sep 15, 2008, 01:00 ET

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie and Britney Spears Make Guinness World Records History in New Book

NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The spotlight is on Hollywood this year as Guinness World Records reveals some record-breaking news about...

Aug 20, 2008, 01:00 ET
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James M. Pulie director, business development General Aviation Division Center Capital Corporation. (PRNewsFoto)[TK]
 WATERBURY, CT USA
 06/08/2005

Guinness World Records(TM) Reinstates World's Tallest Living Man

NEW YORK and LONDON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Guinness World Records announced today that China's Bao Xi Shun (7 feet 8.95 inches) has recaptured...

Mar 12, 2008, 01:00 ET
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 NEW YORK, NY USA
 10/15/2003

Guitar Hero(R) Player Jams His Way into the Guinness World Record Book

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the launch of the inaugural Guinness World Records(TM): Gamer's Edition 2008 some of the nation's...

Nov 09, 2007, 00:00 ET

VIDEO from Medialink and Guinness World Records: Records Shatter Across the Globe in Honor of the Third Annual Guinness World Records Day

NEW YORK, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- People from countries all across the globe celebrated Guinness World Records Day on November 8th. After two...

Nov 08, 2007, 00:00 ET
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Reader's Digest Publishes Alex Haley: The Man Who Traced America's Roots. (PRNewsFoto/Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[AL]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 05/10/2007

The International Guinness World Records Day 2007 has Arrived ... & Records Shatter Across the Globe

NEW YORK, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 150,000 people from countries all across the globe are expected to celebrate Guinness World Records...

Aug 07, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Edgar C. Jones is the director of Florida operations for Rockefeller Group Development Corporation, a subsidiary of The Rockefeller Group. Mr. Jones is based in Miami. (PRNewsFoto)[TC]
 NEW YORK, NY USA
 03/27/2003

Guinness World Records(TM) 2008 The World Authority on Record Breaking Launches with More Astounding New Records Including the Introduction of the Tallest Living Human Being: Leonid Stadnyk (8ft 5.5in)

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone's favorite record-breaking chronicle is back with a whole new extraordinary list of the biggest,...

May 10, 2006, 01:00 ET

Guinness World Records Announces Tom Hanks is King of the Movies as He Gets Set to Star in His Next Potential Box Office Smash

NEW YORK, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievements, today announced Tom Hanks' entry...

Nov 14, 2002, 00:00 ET

Marshall Field's Shatters Guinness World Record(TM) With Largest Box Of Chocolates; 2002 Pounds of Chocolate Kicks Off Frango(R) Win a Mint Game

CHICAGO, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Marshall Field's officially shattered the Guinness World Record for the Largest Box of Chocolates today at The...