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Worldrecords

  1. 1. Guiness Book of World Records
  2. 2. The record for longest time balanced on one foot is 76 hours, 40 minutes in 1997 .
  3. 3. The world’s biggest hug took place in Canada on December 18 , 1998 . It included 462 people.
  4. 4. The least populous country is the Vatican City, which had 870 inhabitants in 1999
  5. 5. The longest war was the Reconquista in Spain, which lasted 774 years until 1492 .
  6. 6. The world’s biggest pancake was about 49 feet in diameter and weighed 2.95 tons.
  7. 7. The oldest person to win an Oscar was Jessica Tandy, in 1990 , for Driving Miss Daisy . She was 80 years, 295 days.
  8. 8. Most stunts performed by a living actor is Jackie Chan, who has appeared in 65 films.
  9. 9. The smallest car was the Peel P50 which was 52 inches long, 39 inches wide, and 52 inches tall. It weighed 130 pounds.
  10. 10. The oldest person was Ma Pampo from Dominica who was 128 years old when she died. She was born on January 27 , 1875 , and died on October 14 , 2003 .
  11. 11. The tallest person to live was Robert Wadlow from Illinios, who was 8 feet, 11 inches tall.
  12. 12. The heaviest dog is an English mastiff who weighed 286 pounds on August 18 , 1999 .
  13. 13. The most points scored in an NBA half is 107 by the Phoenix Suns on November 11 , 1990 .
  14. 14. The biggest Sumo grand champion is Chad Rowan of Hawai, who is 6 ft 8 in tall and weighs 507 pounds.
  15. 15. The Samsung SGH- U100 is the thinnest mobile phone measuring in at 5.9mm
  16. 16. NTT DoCoMo (Japan) is the world's largest wireless internet provider, with 45,687,117 subscribers to their i-mode service as of January 2006 .

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