The Importance Of Being Trivial

Author: Mark Mason
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407007408
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Either way, the relationship between a love of reading and a love of facts, of trivia,
is best summed up for me by one book: the Guinness Book of Records. I only
ever owned one copy. It was the 1982 edition, which I got for Christmas 1981.
When you're ten years old the very Fact that something has next year's date on it
causes excitement enough, but this bookhardback, 350 pages, measuring 30
centimetres by 2.1"" — soon won a place in my affections that wouldn't be lost
until well ...

Guinness Book Of Me

Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743282574
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This book uses quotations and references taken from the Giant 1980 Super-
Edition of the Guinness Book of World Records, edited by Norris McWhirter (and
a few pieces from a 1982 edition). It is quite possible and even likely that many
records I reference have been surpassed and replaced with even greater (or
lesser) achievements in their respective categories. I rely on outdated reference
books because these are the very same books I owned as a child, and that
seems like a good ...

The Performing Arts

Author: Linda Keir Simons
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9780872879829
Size: 74.24 MB
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379. Baygan, Lee. Makeup for Theatre, Film & Television. New York: Drama Book
, 1982. 183p. LC 81-1911. ISBN 0-89676-023-5. Written by the director of
makeup for NBC, Baygan's manual falls into two parts. First, he offers step-by-
step ... 382. Billington, Michael. The Guinness Book of Theatre Facts and Feats.
Enfield, England: Guinness Superlatives; Distr., Sterling, 1982. 240p. LC 82-
220438. ISBN 0-85112-239-6. Unlike The Guinness Book of Records, which is a
genuinely ...

Guinness Book Of World Records

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It towed the 12 tonne launch 80 km 50 miles before breaking the line GUNNESS
Origins " Though the earliest pictorial evidence of the existence of bows is seen
in the Mesolithic cave paintings in Spain, archery as an organised Sport appears
to have developed in the 3rd century AD. Competitive archery may however date
back to the 12th century BC. The oldest archery body in the British Isles is the ...

Guinness World Records Gamer S Edition 2015 Ebook

Author: Guinness World Records
Publisher: Guinness World Records
ISBN: 1908843713
Size: 24.48 MB
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Mortal Kombat X NetherRealm Studios, 2015 TBC Moshi Monsters Mind Candy,
2007 Moto-Cross Sega, 1976 Motor Toon Grand Prix SCEI, 1994 Ms. PAC-Man
Bally Midway, 1982 Mushroom 11 Untame, 2015 TBC NaissanceE Limasse Five,
2014 NASL Soccer Mattel, 1979 NBA 2K1 Visual Concepts, 2000 NBA 2K2
Visual Concepts, 2001 NBA 2K3 Visual Concepts, 2002 NBA 2K9 Visual
Concepts, 2008 NBA 2K11 Visual Concepts, 2010 NBA 2K13 Visual Concepts,
2012 NBA ...

Guinness World Records 2015

Author: Guinness World Records
Publisher: Guinness World Records
ISBN: 1908843705
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Meet the oil barons, retail magnates and tech tycoons who are all members of the
exclusive Guinness World Records Super-Rich Club – the 16 men (and yes, they'
re all men, and all but four of them American) who've held the record for the
wealthiest living person over the past 60 years. Our 1960 edition records the
belief that Chicago gangster Al Capone (USA, record for the highest gross
income ever achieved in a single year by a private citizen. Adjusted for inflation,
in 1927 he ...