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Did you Know? World record for birthday candles stands at over 70,000.
The Sri Chinmoy Centre in New York holds the Guinness World Record for lighting the most birthday candles on a cake, with over 70,000 candles being lit. Unfortunately, due to the large number, Sri Chinmoy was unable to blow them out and had to resort to using a fire extinguisher! In this case, the number of candles did not correspond to the number of years passed, as Sri Chinmoy was celebrating his 85th birthday at the time.