It's on our charts for the seventh time, and it's a week earlier than last year. It's Guinness World Records 2005, this year sporting a vibrant gold cover to mark the venerable tome's 50th anniversary. Released by Guinness Publishing on August 23 with a one million printing, this latest edition features exclusive interviews with such Guinness World Record holders as Bill Gates, Matt Groening, Sir Edmund Hillary and Sir Paul McCartney.

—With reporting by Dick Donahue