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Royal Wedding Countdown: Will The Royal Wedding Break Records?

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Apr. 27 2011, Published 9:17 a.m. ET

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As Prince William and Kate Middleton gear up for their wedding extravaganza on Friday, the folks at Guinness World Records are bracing themselves for a few new additions to the record books.

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Back in July 29, 1981, Prince Charles and Lady Diana broke the record for the largest TV audience for a wedding when 750,000 people tuned in across 74 countries to watch them tie the knot.

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On Friday, Prince William and Kate Middleton are expected to smash that record with an audience of around 2 billion!

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Here are a few other wedding world records that Will and Kate will be challenging on Friday:

• The most expensive slice of wedding cake was from a piece of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor's 1937 wedding cake, which sold at Sotheby's, New York on February 27, 1998 for $29,900.

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• The most searched-for celebrity wedding was that of reality TV star Khloé Kardashian and the LA Lakers Lamar Odom on September 27, 2009. It ranked the highest on the Google Zeitgeist list of celeb weddings.

• The longest wedding veil is over 11,017 feet long and was worn by Sandra Mechleb at her wedding to Chady Abi Younis in Arnaoon, Lebanon, on October 18, 2009.

• The largest wedding bouquet measured over 197 feet long and was made using 1,500 flowers including roses and carnations.

• The most crystals on a wedding dress is 43,008 and was achieved by Cosmina Englizian and presented at an event organized by E-Mariage in Romania, on March 24, 2010.

• The largest wedding cake weighed 15,032 pounds and was made by chefs at the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Casino, Uncasville, Conn., and displayed at their New England bridal showcase on February 8, 2004.

• The longest wedding dress train measured over 8,164 feet and was created by Lichel van den Ende. It was presented and measured in Zoetermeer, The Netherlands, on December 22, 2009.

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