HIM Empress Michiko of Japan Celebrates Her 79th Birthday. (VIDEO)

On Sunday, October 20, 2013, Her Imperial Majesty Empress Michiko of Japan turned 79 years young.  On the occasion of her special day the empress “…answer[ed] questions from the media…” according to the Mainichi News and the Japan Times.

Please click here and here to read the Empress Michiko’s response (in English) to the media’s questions.