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Aurora Sets World Record with Wayne’s World Headbanging

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Admit it, you’ve probably done it. You were in the car when “Bohemian Rhapsody” came on the radio, and at a certain part in the song, you let the headbanging rip just like they did in “Wayne’s World.”

Sure, you can say that you haven’t, but I think we all know better. Wayne’s World, released in 1992, brought the multiple-people-in-the-car-in-Aurora-Illinois-manically-bobbing-their-heads-to-a-Queen-song to the forefront of American consciousness.

If all of this isn’t ringing a bell for you, here’s what we’re talking about:

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Well, a couple of days back, the city of Aurora celebrated the 25th anniversary of the film’s release by breaking the Guinness World Record for headbanging:

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Aurora city organizers said 1000 people, including Aurora’s mayor, Richard Irvin, took part in the record-breaking event, which easily broke the old record of 320 people set somewhere in Australia in 2014.

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