And the record goes to... MAR 23 2010
From The Big Picture, a bunch of photos of record setters. This girl has the world's largest (non-virtual) Pokemon collection.
And the contenders for the silliest record are:
The Most Number of Dishes On Display, In a Single Day
The Largest Cycling Class
The Biggest Plate of Hummus
The Most People Running Dressed as Santa
The Largest Meatball
But I have to admit, this is almost poetic in its neat summary of the modern condition:
Sultan Kosen, the world's tallest man, unveils the world's largest gingerbread man at an Ikea store in Oslo.