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60 years of Guinness World Records

27 August 2015 Last updated at 17:35 BST

Heavy twins, skinny waists and the world's longest fingernails are just some of the bizarre records awarded since the launch of the Guinness World Records book 60 years ago today.

Other weird and wonderful records Guinness have profiled include the longest legs and the world's tallest man.

More than 134 million copies of the book have been sold in more than 100 countries across the globe since the idea was dreamt up by Sir Hugh Beaver in 1955.

Leah looks back at 60 years of Guinness World Records.

Credit: Guinness World Records