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Happy Guinness World Records Day!

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The largest shoe measuring 18 ft 0.53 inches and is 9 ft 6.17 inches high was unveiled by the Nationaal Fonds Kinderhulp in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in celebration of Guinness World Records Day 2010. The largest shoe is an exact replica of a Converse Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker.

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Thomas Lackey, the oldest wingwalker in the world, at 90 years old. In this photo he is seen on a Boeing Stearman biplane at Rendcomb Aerodrome in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, UK.

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November 18th is Guinness World Records Day. Thousands of people around the world will  take part in unusual record attempts today in a bid to secure a place in next year's Guinness World Records Book. See more world records in this slideshow -  which will be updated to reflect new records being made. You can also see the new records on the Guinness site.