The Guinness Book of Records was released for the first time in 1955 at the initiative of Norris and Ross McWhirter English under the name of The Guinness Book of Records, who owned an agency documentation in London, following an idea of Hugh Beaver Irish Guinness Brewery. In 1999 it became The Guinness World Records. During a hunt, Sir Hugh Beaver saw him pass a bird and was impressed by its speed. The evening in a pub with his friends, they debated for a while about the bird that Sir Hugh Beaver had seen and what is the fastest bird in the world. Following this debate, they decided to record all the heavier the fastest animals, etc..
In France in 1962, he released the first book of records under the name The Book of Extremes. Thirteen years later in 1975, they released the second book called The Book of records, since it publishes every year. In 1980 the book changed their name to The Guinness Book of Records. In 1999, the book is now called Guinness world records in 2007 The world record, and since 2010, it becomes Guinness world records.
Since 2005 is held every November 9th day of Guinness World Records, which is to identify and achieve world record attempts.
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COSTANTINO (60561) 2014-07-01 11:28
Hello dear friend
its the first time I see the Guinness book of
records in a photo like this one
your notes are really useful
My city Volos participated by Syrtaki dance
in this Guinness book two years ago
thanks for sharing with us this photo
emka (87444) 2014-07-01 11:44
Hello jean Philippe, What ideas the people have to be in the Guiness record book! and interesting note about the history of this famous book. A lot of photos to see here:). Interesting shot.
WArm regrads MAlgo
ACL1978 (7511) 2014-07-01 11:55
A unique place, Jean Philippe - how hard it must be to turn a page here! Luckily you can spend quite a while looking at whatever is open already. Thanks!
Silvio1953 (131638) 2014-07-01 13:29
Ciao Jean Philippe, really a great photo book, lovely composition, excellent perspective, wonderful colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
Giustiniani (3632) 2014-07-02 2:51
Salut Jean Philippe,
un beau livre de chevet! Une photo sympa et originale. Et pour moi, une découverte, je ne connaissais pas l’existence d'un tel album photo.
- Copyright: Jean Philippe TUR (tenretin) (2545)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2013-08-13
- Categories: Festivals, Humorous, Event
- Camera: Sony alpha 37, DT 3.5-5.6 / 18-55 SAM
- Exposure: f/4, 1/160 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-07-01 11:15