A Japanese who is considered to be the oldest man on the planet celebrated his 112 birthday on Thursday. The man chose to spend his day with his family. Sakari Momoi, who lives in Saitama city, said he was very happy to celebrate his birthday with family. The man has five sons who are all over 50 years old. Momoi lives in a hospital in Tokyo and is quite active, relatives said. In his youth he worked as a chemistry professor and former director of schools in Fukushima and Saitama.
The oldest woman on planet is Misao Okawa, aged 116 years.