For 60 years Guinness World Records has celebrated the world's most remarkable human and animal achievements, natural wonders and feats of innovation. In doing so, it has inspired generations of record-setters and GWR fans alike, and has set its own record for all-time bestselling annual publication (over 130 million copies sold!).
In this special diamond anniversary book, we share 60 of the most iconic, heart-warming and world-changing records, year by year from 1955 to today. Illustrated with stunning photography, these records show how Guinness World Records has acted as a mirror to the evolving world around us.
From pioneering space exploration and unrivalled sporting achievements to supersized animals and incredible human bodies, there's something here for everyone. Perhaps it will even inspire the next generation of record-breakers…