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Other books edited and compiled by the McWhirters included "The Guinness Book of Olympic Records: Complete Roll of Olympic Medal Winners" (1964 and 1976); "The Dunlop Book of Facts" (1964 and 1966); "The Guinness Book of Amazing Achievements" (1975); "The Guinness Book of Daring Deeds and Fascinating Facts" (1979); "The ...
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Born the middle son (and the elder of twins), his father was William McWhirter, managing director of Associated Newspapers and the Northcliffe Newspaper Group, and his mother the former Margaret Williamson. He was a grandson of William McWhirter, inventor of the voltmeter and ammeter.
On the show "Record Breakers", he would answer unrehearsed from memory any question about records that the audience chose to ask