Displaying tremendous aptitude for fashion and style, Charles Lyle and
his team at the Boston Beer Company set a universal record for
largest group of people wearing jean shirts at once (62). They did so as
a stunt to pay homage to company founder Jim Koch’s permanent jean
The record was set at a company function on January 14, 2009 in Boston,
Massachusetts. Justin Bucci was present to witness the feat and count
Pushing the limits of both blood circulation and neck strength, Opus
Moreschi tied a whopping 97 neckties around his neck at once, a new
universal record. The ties, which featured everything from cartoon
characters to corporate logos, weighed a combined total of 7.4 pounds.
Moreschi’s daring feat was performed on February 11, 2009 at a World
Record Appreciation Society event at Pianos, a New York City bar.
His face turned slightly purple as he set the record, forcing witnesses
Corey Henderson and Kate Sullivan to periodically check his pulse.
Laura Tolley had 103 bridesmaids for her wedding to Fred Brown. The
bridal party consisted of 90 women and 13 men, all wearing dresses.
Tolley’s original intent was to be recognized by Guinness World
Records, but they denied her submission on grounds that the
bridesmaids didn’t have matching dresses.