Olympic Games at Beijing, China - This Rat Year of 2008 is going to be quite special particularly for the Chinese people because the Olympics are going to be held in China. The Olympic Games open on the 8th of August 2008 at 8:08 pm, and that's considered an auspicious date because of all the 8's in the date. In the lunar calendar, it's also the eighth day of the seventh month.


US Elections-2008 - The United States of America will be going for its Presidential elections on November 4 , 2008 . With Hillary Clinton out of the race for the Democratic Party seat, the tug of war is now set between the Democrat Barack Obama and the Republican John Mc. Cain.