• Short Summary

    The Japanese Imperial Council formally approved Nov 27 the betrothal of a commoner Miss Michiko Shoda to Prince Akihito, heir to the throne of Japan.

  • Description

    The Japanese Imperial Council formally approved Nov 27 the betrothal of a commoner Miss Michiko Shoda to Prince Akihito, heir to the throne of Japan. The bride-to-be is the eldest daughter of the president of a flour mill company.

    The match has already been approved by Emperor Horohito.

    Miss Shoda, will be the first commoner to marry into the Japanese Imperial Family. The romance is said to have started when the couple met on a tennis court at the fashionable mountain resort of Karuizawa. Both are aged 24.

    The marriage may take place next year, but like all couples about to wed, they are looking for a house. A palace is to be built for them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8BGFOJS8TPY0XCKXEJPJI6AHX
    Media URN:
    VLVA8BGFOJS8TPY0XCKXEJPJI6AHX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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