Guinness World Records today celebrates 60 years of chronicling and illuminating the very best in record-breaking achievements.
Since first being published on 27 August 1955, the Guinness World Records book has educated, informed and settled arguments for over 134 million people in over 21 languages and in 100 countries worldwide, making it the bestselling annual book and copyrighted title in the history of publishing.
Guinness World Records is now one of the most recognised brands in the world and is available across digital platforms, GWR TV shows are viewed by over 750 million people worldwide and in 2014, GWR worked on 800 brand activations in 63 countries.
To mark the occasion, Guinness World Records looks back at iconic records and how they have changed - or remained the same – in infographic form.
* The 2016 Guinness World Records book and Gamer’s Edition are both available on September 10th.