72 Best Record Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

72 Best record facts

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1. The two oldest cats on record lived to 38 and 34 years old. Both had the same owner & lived off a diet of bacon, eggs, broccoli and coffee.
2. The youngest ever recorded, intentional suicide was by a six year old girl who hung herself by a crib
3. The revenue generated from gambling is more than the revenue from movies, cruise ships, recorded music, theme parks, & sports combined
4. The longest recorded marriage lasted 91 years and 12 days.
5. Elvis Presley is regarded as the best selling individual artist of all time, with over 500 million records sold.
6. There was a woman who was pregnant for 17 months 11 days and is recorded as the longest human pregnancy ever.
7. The longest human poop ever recorded was 26 feet.
8. Some people have been recorded and survived having a blood alcohol content over 1.00%.
9. Since the beginning of recorded history, the world has been at peace for a total of 268 years, only 8 percent.
10. Darth Vader’s breathing was recorded by putting a microphone inside a regulator on a scuba tank.
11. According to surveys, hiring managers and recruiters say hiring someone with a criminal record is easier than someone unemployed for 2 years
12. Kenny Bayless, the 3rd man in the ring during Pacquiao Mayweather will earn $25, 000 for the fight, a record for a referee
13. The two oldest cats on record lived to 38 and 34 years old. Both had the same owner
14. Ken Edwards of England holds the Guinness record for eating 36 cockroaches in one minute.
15. The two oldest cats on record lived to 38 and 34 years old. Both had the same owner & lived off a diet of bacon, eggs, broccoli and coffee.
16. Students today spend more time on homework than ever in recorded history.
17. Usain Bolt broke the world record in the 100 meter race with his shoelace undone.
18. 2014 was first year ever with zero platinum certified records.
19. Yoko Ono once brought a dead rat to a studio, and wanted the sound engineer to record it. They recorded two takes of the “dead rat solo.”
20. The Canadian band Barenaked Ladies record one song every album completely nude.
21. The longest mustache ever recorded was 12.5 feet long
22. The record for consecutive pushups is 10, 507.
23. The longest fart on record lasted 2 minutes and 42 seconds. #bestfartever
24. Matthew Bellamy, frontman of the band Muse, holds the world record for most guitars smashed on a tour.
25. Eminem wrote and recorded "The Real Slim Shady" three hours before his album was due.
26. The eruption of Krakatoa in 1883 was the loudest sound in recorded history. It was heard 3, 000 miles away in Mauritius.
27. Nobody knows who invented the fire hydrant because the patent records were destroyed in a fire.
28. The highest recorded body temperature in a human being was a fever of 46.5C (115.7F)
29. In the U.S., the band Creed has sold more records than Jimi Hendrix.
30. Michael Jackson holds the record for most Grammy nominations in one night with 12 nominations.
31. Scientists recently discovered a 3, 500 year old tablet containing what is believed to be the world’s oldest recorded “yo mamma” joke.
32. Kanye West rapped and recorded "Through the Wire" with his jaw wired shut due to injuries from a car accident.
33. L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology, holds the Guinness World Record for most published author.
34. Whitney Houston holds the record for the only artist to chart seven consecutive number one Billboard Hot 100 hits.
35. The first recorded mooning happened in 66 AD, when a Roman soldier mooned a group of Jews and started a riot.
36. Famous energy drink Red Bull is also a record company and not just an energy drink.
37. The greatest speed of ejaculation recorded was 42.7 miles per hour.
38. PornHub has launched its own record label.
39. TLC recorded the theme song for Nickelodeon’s 90s sketch show "All That."
40. A man once broke 46 toilet seats over his head and set a world record.
41. During 5, 000 years of recorded human history, we have only eradicated one disease — smallpox.
42. Wrestler Andre the Giant set the world record for the most alcohol consumed, he drank 156 beers in a single sitting.
43. In 2005, a couple set a world record of 31 hours, 30 minutes and 30 seconds for the longest unbroken kiss.
44. August 2014 was the warmest August worldwide since record keeping began in 1881.
45. Vin Diesel recorded his lines for "Guardians of the Galaxy" while wearing stilts so he could get a sense of how large Groot actually is.
46. Betty White holds the world record for the longest TV career for a female entertainer.
47. Lady Gaga was discovered by Akon, who signed her immediately to his record label.
48. The world record for the most naked people on a rollercoaster is 102.
49. Student loans have hit a record high of $1.2 trillion in the U.S — the same size as the entire economy of South Korea.
50. The company "And Vinyly" will press your ashes into a vinyl record to create a memento of your life.
51. Today’s students spend more time on homework than other students have ever in recorded history.
52. The longest boxing match ever recorded was 111 rounds, between Andy Bowen and Jack Burke. It lasted 7 hours and 19 minutes.
53. Flying squirrels have been recorded gliding as far as 295 feet
54. In 2008, Usain Bolt set the world record for the 100 meter run with one shoelace untied.
55. Buzz Lightyear holds the record for longest time in space after spending 467 days aboard the space shuttle Discovery.
56. "In Search of Lost Time" holds the record for longest novel, at 1, 200, 000 words and 4, 211 pages.
57. The largest giant squid ever recorded was captured in the North Atlantic in 1878. It weighed 4 tons.
58. The world record for the most marriages belongs to a man named Glynn Wolfe – He was married 29 times.
59. Michael Jackson holds the Guinness World Record for highest earning deceased artist.
60. Eminem wrote and recorded "The Real Slim Shady" 3 hours before his album was due.
61. Students today spend more time doing homework than ever in recorded history.
62. At least 99% of all the species that ever existed have left no trace in the fossil record.
63. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is the widest long span bridge and tallest steel arch bridge in the world, and the 5th longest spanning arch bridge according to Guinness World Records.
64. The revenue that is generated from gambling is more than the revenue that comes from movies, cruise ships, recorded music, theme parks, and spectator sports combined.
65. Wheel of Fortune star Vanna White holds the record for putting her hands together approximately 140, 000 times to clap.
66. Eddie Cochran's last recording before he died was Three Steps to Heaven.
67. February 1865 is the only month in recorded history to not have a full moon.
68. In 1954, Bob Hawke was immortalized by the Guinness Book of Records for chugging 2.5 pints of beer in 12 seconds.
69. In the United States, deaf people have safer driving records than hearing people.
70. The best recorded distance for projectile vomiting is 27 feet.
71. The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds.
72. The warmest temperature ever recorded on Antarctica was 3 degrees F.
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