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Guinness World Records 2007
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 055358992X, Mass Market Paperback)The 2007 edition of the world’s most popular book offers yet another awesome collection of the most incredible feats on Earth. From the greatest adventurers, athletes, medical marvels, and natural—and unnatural—wonders on the planet, to a host of new celebrity record holders in the realm of entertainment, here are thousands of new or updated records, plus countless fascinating facts in every possible area. Did you know . . .
The world’s oldest mom is Adriana Emilia Iliescu of Romania. At 66 years and 230 days old, she gave birth by Caesarean section to a daughter, at the Clinical Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bucharest.
George W. Bush’s second inauguration as president of the United States of America was the most costly ever. Estimated spending for the three-day event was $40 million.
And that’s just a hint of what’s inside this extraordinary book. Discover which two long-standing, classic records have finally been broken—and by whom. Enjoy Guinness World Record’s exclusive interviews and stunning photos—and even learn how to become a record breaker yourself. Who knows, you might make it into next year’s book. . . .
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Lists records, superlatives, and unusual facts in the areas of fame, business, crime, the natural world, technology, war, the arts, music, fashion, and sports.
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