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image: Guiness World RecordOn 3 June 1978, The Guinness Book of Records broke a world record to become the world's best selling book. More than 35 million copies have been sold. Before this date the bible had always been the world's best seller.

Guinness World Records, known until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records, is a reference book published annually, containing a collection of world records, both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

" Guinness World Records is the universally recognised authority on record-breaking achievement. First published in 1955, the annual Guinness World Records book is published in more than 100 countries and 25 languages and is the highest-selling books under copyright of all time with more than 3 million copies sold annually across the globe.  "

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Learning opportunity

Eugenie Blanchard is oldest person in the world. Eugenie was born in St. Barts, France, on the 16th February 1896.
How old is she?

 

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