– (FBE) Today, you’re gonna be
reacting to a few different things all from the day you were born.
– Oh, the day I was born! Okay. – Whoa! My birthday’s on Halloween,
which is a weird day, because so many weird things
happen on Halloween. So, it’s gonna be exciting.
– (FBE) First, for the elders, we’ll play you
the number one song on the charts from the year
you were born. And for the adults,
we have the number one song from the week you were born
to play for you. – Okay. That’s an interesting episode.
I really like this. It’s like walking
in the past. – ♪ Hi there, Tex, watcha you say? ♪
– No, I don’t– – ♪ Step aside, partner ♪
♪ It’s my day ♪ – Don’t know this song.
– ♪ Bend an ear and listen to my… ♪
– See, this is actually before I grew up.
This song was when I was… a zero.
– ♪ Is that the Chattanooga choo-choo? ♪
– Oh, “Chattanooga Choo-Choo.” Yeah, I just didn’t know
the intro. But I couldn’t tell you
who is singing it. This was during
the big band era. But I didn’t really grow up
in the that era. But that was
when I was born: 1941. – ♪ You love a woman ♪
♪ Tell her that she’s really… ♪ – I don’t know this song.
Wow. Wow, the video quality
is not good. – ♪ …really ever loved a woman ♪
– Oh! I actually– I think I’ve heard
that song before. I just realized
I’ve heard that song before, the very last line. – ♪ Couldn’t let go ♪
– Who? What? Is this T.I.?
– ♪ I had to decide I was thinking ♪ – What? This is so weird.
Okay, yeah, I could’ve guessed R&B, but I don’t even know
who this is. – ♪ You probably think
that something is wrong ♪ – Oh, no. We were just not
doing it right in 1998, man. What is this?!
(sighs) I’m sad, dude. I was expecting
some good song, but I didn’t even know
who this was. – (Artie) Our own version
of Cole Porter’s “Begin the Beguine.” – Ahh. Okay.
This I know. (laughs) God, they all look so young.
They’re not virtual. They’re real. They’re not virtual reality.
They’re not even in technicolor. ♪ (big band music) ♪
– (chuckles) Okay. I know that. You know what?
I was born in Yugoslavia. What they were playing in Belgrade,
Yugoslavia the day I was born, I bet you don’t know either. – (FBE) Next, we’re gonna
show you the trailer from the biggest movie released
the week you were born. – Okay. Wow!
I feel like in the ’90s, like, “Space Jam” was made. – I can think of actors maybe,
something like with Jean Harlow, something like that. – (Jack) Have you ever seen a vampire? – What?
– (Jack) They’re not romantic. Forget whatever you’ve seen
in the movies. They don’t turn into bats.
– I mean, it kind of makes sense. Halloween, like…
it has to be a scary movie. But who the hell
are these guys? – (Jan) Jack Crow.
– (man) Jack, he’s right behind us! – Jack Crow?
Who the hell is that? – (Jan) You can’t kill me. – That’s the worst acting
I’ve ever seen. I’m glad I wasn’t around for that. ♪ (big brass music) ♪
– “You’re in the army now.” You’re behind the–
see, they’re preparing the country. This is Abbott and Costello,
a couple of real doofuses in my opinion.
These guys were real comedians, but they’re real slapstick.
Their famous bit was “Who’s On First?” And there’s the Andrews Sisters, singers for the big bands
and so forth. – ♪ And keep your country rolling… ♪
– Yeah, whatever. “Buck Privates,”
I missed that one. I wouldn’t go across the street
to see that. They were continuously famous
as I was growing up. That wasn’t… you know, that wasn’t
their last movie or anything. – “You can’t take it with you.”
♪ (somber music) ♪ Oh, wow. Oh!
Jimmy Stewart. (chuckles) June Allyson? But that is– oh my god,
is that a young Jimmy Stewart? – (Tony) You know, every time
I think how lucky I am… – I don’t think I’ve ever
seen it, you know that? No, that’s not June Allyson.
Who is that? – (Alice) You’re not really
going to scream. – (Tony) It’s in
my stomach right now. – She sure looks familiar.
– (Tony) Going up and up and up and up. It’s all over my body.
– Oops. (laughs) – (Tony) I can’t hold it
any longer. here it goes! – (Alice) Oh, NOOOOO!
– (women gasp) (silence) – I’ve never seen it. I didn’t go to the movies
when I was born, obviously. By the time I went to the movies,
Jean Arthur was not around. (chuckles) – (voice-over) For 100 years…
– Is this… “Frankenstein”? No.
– (child) Wow. – (gasps) Is this
“The Addams Family?” No, it’s not. This is “Casper”! It’s “Casper”!
I cannot– oh my god! I LOVE “Casper”! – (voice-over) Life at Whipstaff…
– (sighs) – (Casper) Can I keep you?
– This is so amazing. I miss– I can’t–
I miss these times. Wow. It reminds me of just
drinking hot chocolate with my sister
when it’s really cold, and we’ll watch “horror” films.
We thought this was a horror film. – (FBE) So next up,
we’ve got a little game that we feel is another
great representation of the times. – Okay.
– (FBE) We’re going to have you guess the prices for certain items
on the day you were born compared to now.
– Oh, okay. Yeah, inflation. I love it.
– This is gonna blow my mind. – (FBE) First up is gas prices.
The current cost of gas in the US averages 2.49 per gallon.
– Oh, no. – Bull. That’s not true.
I live in California. It’s 3.49, if anything. – (FBE) What do you think
the number was on the day that you were born?
– Dude, 1998, 20 years ago? Probably $1.50. – It was really cheap.
20 cents. – I’m just gonna take a guess
and say 50 cents. – 15 cents, 20 cents.
That would be the prices in ’41. – (FBE) The actual price was…
– 10 cents. It was even cheaper than that! – When I went to high school
in the late ’50s, gasoline was 29 cents,
28, 27, you know. If it was more than that,
we would go to the next place. – $1.15. It’s like NOTHING
for a gallon of gas. Wow. I wanna live
during this time. – I pay, like,
$60 to fill up right now. Ahh, dude, to have that
slashed in half, livin’ the dream. – (FBE) Next up is the average price
of a movie ticket. Currently, in the US,
that averages around 9.27. – Dang.
– (FBE) How expensive do you think it was when you were born?
– Oh, that was peanuts. Maybe a quarter a ticket.
– I’ma go 2.50. – Back then it was, like,
$3.00 to go see a movie. – You realize I didn’t grow up here,
so I’m giving you a wild guess. So, I would say 30 cents. – (FBE) The actual price was…
– 4.35! I’d be down to go see a movie for less than $5.00.
– 4.69, that’s still a lot cheaper considering that you still had
to buy snacks and stuff like that. – I assumed when I was older,
like 15, 16, 17, dating, it’s probably, you know, 50 cents,
75, I don’t know. – 20– I was close.
Can you imagine going to the movies and 25 cents?
But I don’t know how much money I would be making,
so maybe it wouldn’t be that cheap. – (FBE) Next up, we have
the median cost of a home in the United States.
– 328,000? It just– I think these prices right here
go to show how crappy California is. – (FBE) With that in mind,
what do you think it was on the day you were born?
– 10,000. – $2,500.
– $70,000! – Like 150? – (FBE) The actual price
for this one was… – I was too high up.
3,900. – Okay, well, whatever.
I didn’t buy many houses when I was a zygote.
I couldn’t have imagined back then it going up to be
what it is now. – Oh, I was wrong!
(claps) I feel like I have the wrong idea of the past.
– 30 off. That’s not bad. Dude, 182,000 for a house?
That’s definitely a steal, because now you’re paying,
like, 600, 700 for an average house. – (FBE) So finally,
to end this episode, you’ll be looking
at the New York Times that has been scanned digitally,
where you can look at the full newspaper
and click on any article that has been archived
over the years. And you’ll get a chance to see
what was happening in the world the day you were born.
– (softly) Wow. This is so cool.
– It wasn’t a good time. It was just before
the Second World War. Where I was,
we were getting worried about the Germans invading. – Okay, so what’s going on?
“Judge dismisses two more members of Simpson jury.”
Is that OJ Simpson?! OJ Simpson jury
was happening when I was born? Dang!
“Early hurricane strikes Florida’s coast,
but fizzles.” I honestly feel like my birth
maybe triggered this hurricane. Earth knew I was about to be born.
It was like, “Ooh, yeah! Welcome Jeannie
with a hurricane.” – “Hitler’s speech at Eger.
Hitler’s speech today in the main public square
in Eger just after this town had been annexed
by German forces follows.” Oh, boy.
That already started, huh? ‘Cause that’s why
we had to escape. He was not officially
an enemy yet, was he? Some people even liked him,
I think. Scary. – “Hitler gives Yugoslavs his terms.”
In other words, he wants the part of Yugoslavia where the Germans lived
called Sudetenland. So, he marched in there
and basically took over Yugoslavia. This movie had a lot in it.
Strong women, the South, slavery, the word “damn,” which actually
broke down some barriers. So, it was a real changer
for a changing society and so forth. Another one of my favorite movies
came out about that same time, “Casablanca.”
People today still watch that movie. – Not… big, important things
were going on on Halloween in 1998. Really basic stuff.
I was expecting murders or something cool.
Oh, “The Vatican is investigating the Inquisition in secret.”
That’s some tea. “CIA said to reject bomb suspect’s
bid to be spy. A former sergeant
in the United States Army, who is now being held in connection
with the terrorist campaign of Osama Bin Laden was rejected
in the 1990s when he offered himself to the CIA as a spy,
officials said today.” Three years seems like a lot of time,
but so many things can happen and so many mindsets
can change in three years that… Literally, 9/11 happened
three years after this. That’s insane. – (FBE) So finally, we showed you
multiple mediums that, you know, allowed us to take a look
at the past. But for you personally,
what are some of your favorite ways to capture what life
was like for you growing up? – I took a lot of pictures. I definitely was–
I got camera– I was awarded the camera hog award
in high school. – Stories. People giving me stories,
reading stories, talking to people who were alive then.
It tells you who you are today. – I think it’s the people
that I did things with. I think that was the most memorable
way for me to capture and hold on to memories
is the people that I grew up with and the things we did.
Things have changed so much from 20 years ago to now. It doesn’t even seem like a long time,
but it is, dude! 20 years?
I’m old. That’s crazy. – Hey, guys. Ethan here from FBE.
Thank you so much for watching this episode.
Now, what other Reactceptions would you like to see
our reactors try in the future? You gotta let us know
in your comments below. Bye, guys!


100 Comments

Nigar HUseyinova · January 5, 2019 at 6:44 pm

4/6/2000

Khal · January 5, 2019 at 6:45 pm

I pay $5,50 for a gallon.
Gotta love Europe

rachel · January 5, 2019 at 6:46 pm

november 5th 2003

Crash Bandicoot · January 5, 2019 at 6:47 pm

5/30/99

Lois Gutierez · January 5, 2019 at 6:49 pm

2008

Nucchi 12 · January 5, 2019 at 6:52 pm

3/23/09

Mr Makrin · January 5, 2019 at 6:53 pm

4/20/360

Gorgi Tv · January 5, 2019 at 6:59 pm

2111/411/200700

Senseipop · January 5, 2019 at 7:05 pm

25/7/2004

Isabel Glazenborg · January 5, 2019 at 7:08 pm

March 6th 2003

YUNG SALAD · January 5, 2019 at 7:11 pm

08/08/1999

cookie_licker · January 5, 2019 at 7:33 pm

they are complaining about the gas price being $2.50 while we pay 1.61 euro for 1 liter… if you convert that to dollars and gallons we pay $6.92 for a gallon… no need to be complaining in the US really

cristina santos · January 5, 2019 at 7:37 pm

April 16 2003

cristina santos · January 5, 2019 at 7:38 pm

They should really put young adult cause for me 19-20s isn’t a full adult can’t even buy a beer and they are usually in college. Adult is someone like my mom.

Zane Zorman · January 5, 2019 at 7:50 pm

4/20/1600

Royal Frost · January 5, 2019 at 8:15 pm

It says Ali A at 9:36 on the paper

Serkz · January 5, 2019 at 9:04 pm

Who was born in july

ktri · January 5, 2019 at 9:54 pm

3rd October 2029

Chloe Waring · January 5, 2019 at 11:11 pm

20th September 2001

ObliviousGrizz · January 5, 2019 at 11:15 pm

8th July 2003

Naliak Lol · January 5, 2019 at 11:29 pm

7 June 2001

Jancy · January 5, 2019 at 11:31 pm

11/02/06

Biojäte · January 5, 2019 at 11:34 pm

December 19th 2002

Bts,love you always , Love yourself · January 6, 2019 at 12:11 am

June 6th 2006

Dookeeeboi420 Cruz · January 6, 2019 at 12:26 am

November 15 2006

Ichigo Hitsugaya · January 6, 2019 at 12:28 am

June 29th 2008

TheRedstoneHive · January 6, 2019 at 12:39 am

<insert birthday here>

Isabel Nostrandt · January 6, 2019 at 1:15 am

12/04/03

Hope Will Never Disappoint · January 6, 2019 at 1:44 am

Love how the adult didn't realize paper newspapers came out with the previous days news not current days.

MiszzMiszz · January 6, 2019 at 2:21 am

super interesting!

Maus Haus · January 6, 2019 at 2:44 am

May 11th 2001

XplodingInsect · January 6, 2019 at 2:56 am

"I didn't buy many houses when I was a zygote". I want that in a shirt. I just like it and find it hilarious.

DTD · January 6, 2019 at 3:26 am

2:13 Ayy nice

SYNTAX · January 6, 2019 at 3:26 am

October 31st, Scorpio gang

Cyber Emperor · January 6, 2019 at 3:40 am

June 20th 2001

The Smiley One · January 6, 2019 at 4:18 am

"I was expecting murders, something, cool"
Yeah, murders are cool, right? 🙄

Cinnaman · January 6, 2019 at 4:23 am

September 30
Libra Gang

Leanne Zackowski · January 6, 2019 at 5:29 am

November 9, 1971
Scorpio baby all the way!!

Ashley, what the fuck · January 6, 2019 at 6:29 am

24th december, 1997.

Sensation Sauvage · January 6, 2019 at 8:26 am

00/00/0000

Amaria Louis · January 6, 2019 at 8:59 am

August 23 2005

Litzy Guadalupe · January 6, 2019 at 9:05 am

3/23/2001

Fynn · January 6, 2019 at 9:28 am

well cinema in switzerland is 20-25 dollar

Fatima Alhabshi · January 6, 2019 at 10:29 am

Where I live the price of gas is minimum $20…..

John Kravich · January 6, 2019 at 1:54 pm

12/25/1992

Anne Francis Hemilga · January 6, 2019 at 3:02 pm

September 25, 1994

maryam abdulla · January 6, 2019 at 3:42 pm

1/22/07

Bryan · January 6, 2019 at 3:58 pm

A "zygote" 😂😂😂😂

Mistrex · January 6, 2019 at 4:56 pm

November 25, 2004

Holly Hanscom · January 6, 2019 at 5:00 pm

12/25/2000

Pam Jose · January 6, 2019 at 5:19 pm

8:57 You, Sir, are very right! That movie is such a classic!! 😍

Casper Christensen · January 6, 2019 at 5:38 pm

chernobyl

Ornstein_Wants_Memes · January 6, 2019 at 6:08 pm

OMFG MY BIRTHDAY ID ON HALLOWEEN TOO

Leia Jiang · January 6, 2019 at 7:12 pm

Ha, suckers, my birthday is a official day off, veterans day.

Hannes Mott · January 6, 2019 at 10:17 pm

20th of April, 1889

Cr02h3r · January 6, 2019 at 11:03 pm

9:35 Look!! 6 Lines Down Ali a

Српски патриота · January 6, 2019 at 11:43 pm

Where was the grandma runing from?

Nour Bejaoui · January 7, 2019 at 12:07 am

Who's in August 30 here?

poop dealer · January 7, 2019 at 1:06 am

1:09 just like your grades in school

Turtles And Trains · January 7, 2019 at 1:49 am

React to cricket plz
I love fbe

Zachary Fausett · January 7, 2019 at 3:40 am

Where i live you can get gas for a $1.41

Kata Pockens · January 7, 2019 at 5:36 am

We are doing “you can’t take it with you” in theater in March & April. Idk why I had to comment this 😅

John Wheet · January 7, 2019 at 7:02 am

Murder, something kool

red arrow · January 7, 2019 at 7:17 am

4.1.2002

Jay Nigma · January 7, 2019 at 4:32 pm

"this movie had a lot in it, strong women, the south slavery, the word damn"
Man that last one must have really had people riled

Jaye Barra · January 7, 2019 at 5:37 pm

I used this video to fall asleep. I got to 4:13 before locking my phone and knocking out

Legalize Oxygen · January 7, 2019 at 5:50 pm

"Ya know I didnt buy very many houses when I was a zygote" 😂😂

Chedda Chuuse · January 7, 2019 at 6:01 pm

Dude was born october 1998. He's 20. That aint no adult.

Oier Ajenjo · January 7, 2019 at 7:09 pm

2.49$/3.8l, for real? In Spain is like 4.5€/3.8l or 5.2$

G4m3r guy · January 7, 2019 at 11:13 pm

Please react to DEVIL MAY CRY 5 official reveal trailer

Feral Ewok · January 7, 2019 at 11:34 pm

Knew straight away that was Casper!

toxic tornado bear · January 7, 2019 at 11:37 pm

I love Gasper but I'm a 11

King Teady · January 7, 2019 at 11:50 pm

8:43 Sudetenland is in Czechoslovakia not Yugoslavia.

prestmas · January 8, 2019 at 4:08 am

Next up: adults react to there internal organs

Ex37zer0 · January 8, 2019 at 4:14 am

I was born in 2001…

PhantomGamer28 · January 8, 2019 at 12:47 pm

Umm it was Czechoslovakia that had the Sudetenland not Yugoslavia

Mirza Munif · January 8, 2019 at 3:43 pm

I remember when gas cost lest than water in Saudi Arabia, good times.

elenajovancic · January 8, 2019 at 5:57 pm

A MOVIE TICKET IN THE USA IS 10 DOLLARS? DA FUK… its 3 in my country…

DINOSAUR · January 8, 2019 at 6:01 pm

in my country, movie ticket is just around 2-3$ in normal cinemas. and about 5-6$ in shopping malls. feeling lucky!

Nadine Oliech · January 8, 2019 at 9:31 pm

Can I just say the songs for the elders were REAL bops

xkjekzx · January 8, 2019 at 10:46 pm

Elders and other ages react more! Loved this!

George Washington · January 8, 2019 at 10:56 pm

The Sudetenland was in Czechoslovakia not Yugoslavia……

Rachael Piotti · January 8, 2019 at 10:59 pm

“I didn’t buy many houses when I was a zygote”

Will Meyers · January 8, 2019 at 11:04 pm

8:35 that was Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia was slovenia

JoPlexiuss1to1go · January 9, 2019 at 12:01 am

8:30 some comments on this article, if anybody is interested:
Eger, or Cheb, as it is called nowadays, is actually really close to the german border. So historically speaking it was part of Bohemia and Bohemia itself was part of the Sudetenland, which spread over parts of Austria and Czechoslovakia up to Poland.

Epic Gamer 101 · January 9, 2019 at 12:04 am

0:40 It's Tex Beneke!

moistBread · January 9, 2019 at 12:54 am

Monica is hella popular mannn

Oreo the skunk · January 9, 2019 at 1:37 am

1/12/04

•Pastel Wolfie• · January 9, 2019 at 4:05 am

I was born in February 4 2010 now you know my brithday now 😅😂😅

John Tomcho · January 9, 2019 at 4:27 am

How to troll someone

Read more

Ayden Ott · January 9, 2019 at 4:45 am

9:39 is it just me or is the article on the left have Ali a in it?

bettina smith · January 9, 2019 at 9:08 am

Do this challenge again

Alazandra Temple · January 9, 2019 at 3:39 pm

12/30/98

Spencer Thompson · January 9, 2019 at 6:41 pm

Guy who is also an important role in the world cup

MAXWELL BRUGOS · January 9, 2019 at 6:55 pm

December 7th 2001

莲莲LianLian · January 9, 2019 at 7:01 pm

I am born on Halloween

Mari Flores · January 9, 2019 at 7:02 pm

April 2 2000

W Klan · January 9, 2019 at 7:18 pm

What happned at mine?
(2005)

DIKKE TECHNO MUZIEK JONGUH!!!

Kyle Corbin · January 9, 2019 at 8:12 pm

I was born on Halloween too but in 2004

ᏗᏒᏋ ᎷᏗᎥᏝ ᎴᎥ ᏕᎥᏁᎥ · January 9, 2019 at 10:56 pm

Nov 1998

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