Week of July 31 – Crazy records!July 31, 2011
The most people in a custard pie fight was 684 participants from the Drake University (USA), and was held at the Olmsted Student Center Parking lot in Des Moines, Iowa, USA on 9 April 2011.
The most naked people on a theme park ride is 102, set by members of the public on Green Scream rollercoaster at Adventure Island, Southend on Sea, Essex, UK, on 8 August 2010.
The fastest marathon dressed as a gingerbread man was 3 hr 42 min 20 sec by David Smith (UK) at the 2011 Virgin London Marathon in London, UK, on 17 April 2011.
Paul Fenech in association with CanTeen Charity and STA Travel hand-delivered a pizza to Niko Apostolakis in Wellington, New Zealand from Opera Pizza, Madrid, Spain, a distance of 19,870 km (12,346.6 miles) as the crow flies, between 28 June – 1 July 2006
Tillman the English Bulldog covered a 100-m stretch of level car park in a time of 19.678 seconds during X Games XV in Los Angeles, California, USA, on 30 July 2009.
The world’s longest documented hair belongs to Xie Qiuping (China) at 5.627 m (18 ft 5.54 in) when measured on 8 May 2004. She has been growing her hair since 1973 from the age of 13.
With a price tag of 10 million Chinese yuan or £945,000 ($1,513,417), an 11-month-old red Tibetan mastiff became the world’s costliest canine when sold by breeder Lu Liang to a Chinese multi-millionaire in March 2011. Weighing 82 kg (180 lb), Big Splash enjoys a diet of chicken and beef.← Week of July 24 – Donut facts Week of August 7 – How old would they be today? →