GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS - the ultimate authority in record breaking achievements - celebrates the 60th anniversary of its first published edition and the creation of one of the world’s most successful and recognized brands.
Over the years Guinness World Records has verified countless amazing world records. We take a look back over some of the most iconic, with commentary from experts in the field, Guinness World Record title holders and a few famous faces…
We honour some of our iconic record holders from the past 60 years and celebrate their incredible achievements. From circumnavigating the Earth via both Poles and winning all major super middleweight titles to running the first sub-four minute mile, these Guinness World Record title holders are iconic greats.
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We look back at the past 60 years of publishing the best-selling annual book of all time. Discover the cover of every edition since the first book was published in 1955 to the very latest edition!
The past 60 years has seen huge change in the world of record breaking. Discover how records have evolved and how Guinness World Records has grown to where it is today.