TODAY | January 17, 2014
>>> about the 30% containment reached overnight and his biggest worries looking ahead to today.
>>> welcome back to "today" on friday morning. it's january 17th , 2014 .
>> we're here and happy birthday . not just michelle obama 's birthday today, it's also betty white 's birthday today. 92 years old.
>> and better than ever.
>> born on january 17th , 1922 , oak park , illinois.
>> so here's a little trivia for you. 1922 , half gallon of milk, how much did it cost? between 28 and 33 cents. cents, we're talking.
>> today, of course it costs like $4.99 a gallon.
>> average house cost about $8,000, today over $270,000.
>> average car back then cost $355.
>> wow. today, $31,000, and she started in radio, she's in the golden girls . back in the '40s, she had to be something. russ, what was she like? when you dated her?
>> she was fabulous. a major babe.
>> she still is a major babe. she's still got it.
>> you guys keep in touch, don't you?
>> definitely. smoke signals.
>> he's here till thursday.
>> don't forget to tip your camera man. you'll get a tip later for that one.