It's about as long as Gone with the Wind (film).
Gone with the Wind, the multiple Academy Award-winning film, had a running time of 1,360,000,000,000 shakes for its 1939 copyright release. The scene depicting the burning of the Atlanta Depot cost $25,000 (unadjusted) and was filmed on a 0.16 sq. km (40-acre) set using all seven Technicolor cameras in existence at the time.
It's about three-fifths as long as The First Indianapolis 500.
In other words, 1,360,000,000,000 shakes is 0.563660 times the length of The First Indianapolis 500, and the length of The First Indianapolis 500 is 1.77410 times that amount.(a.k.a. Indy 500, a.k.a. International 500-Mile Sweepstakes Race) (1911) (Indianapolis, Indiana)
The first recorded automobile race of its distance, the inaugural Indianapolis 500 was won by Ray Harroun in 2,412,800,000,000 shakes. Haroun's average speed through the race was 120 kph (74.59 mph).
It's about two-fifths as long as The Longest Pro Baseball Game.
In other words, 1,360,000,000,000 shakes is 0.4490 times the length of The Longest Pro Baseball Game, and the length of The Longest Pro Baseball Game is 2.230 times that amount.(1981) (McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket, Rhode Island)
The longest professional baseball game in history — a triple-A game between the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester Red Wings — took place between April 18th and 19th, 1981 lasting a total of 3,020,000,000,000 shakes (and 33 innings). The Red Sox ultimately won the game 3-2, but not before the game set twelve records, including the most plate appearances by a single player - a three-way tie between Tom Eaton, Dallas Williams, and future Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr., all of Rochester.
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as a Football game (Association) (Soccer).
In other words, the length of a Football game (Association) (Soccer) is 0.40 times 1,360,000,000,000 shakes.(a.k.a. association football, a.k.a. soccer) (per FIFA rules; playing time only)
Per Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Laws of the Game, an association football game consists of two periods of 270,000,000,000 shakes each, for a total of 540,000,000,000 shakes of playing time (except in games played by women, or by players under 16 or over 35 years of age). The longest recorded amateur football game was a 2009 match in the Filipino town of Barotac Nuevo that lasted for 13,000,000,000,000 shakes.
It's about four times as long as The Football game (American).
In other words, 1,360,000,000,000 shakes is 3.80 times the length of The Football game (American), and the length of The Football game (American) is 0.260 times that amount.(a.k.a. American football) (per NFL rules; playing time only)
Per National Football League Rules, an American football game consists of four periods of 90,000,000,000 shakes each for a total of 360,000,000,000 shakes. The total duration of a football game can often be more than three hours, including stoppages of play, the intermission at halftime, team timeouts, and, in televised games, commercial timeouts. The Super Bowl — the highest-profile game of the sport — aired 270,000,000,000 shakes of commercials in 2009.
It's about one-fourth as long as The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879).
In other words, 1,360,000,000,000 shakes is 0.2610 times the length of The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879), and the length of The First light bulb test (Edison, 1879) is 3.830 times that amount.(Thomas Edison's filament Thread No. 9) (1879) (total time)
Lit at 1:30am on October 22nd, 1879, the first Edison completed his first majorly successful test of his light bulb, which continued to burn for 5,220,000,000,000 shakes until the bulb glass succumbed to the heat and cracked, extinguishing the filament. Within 9,470,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000 shakes of his success, Edison was selling 45,000 light bulbs per day to large companies across the country.
It's about one-fourth as long as The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919).
In other words, 1,360,000,000,000 shakes is 0.2330 times the length of The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919), and the length of The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919) is 4.290 times that amount.(John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown) (1919) (first non-stop flight)
In an effort to win a £10,000 prize from London's The Daily Mail, John Alcock and Arthur Brown completed a flight from St. John's, Newfoundland to Connemara, Ireland in 5,830,000,000,000 shakes in June, 1919. In spite of their fame as aviators, Brown would never fly again after this trip and Alcock would lose his life during a flight to France less than 1,580,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000 shakes later.