Happy Chinese New Year -- Year of the Pig!
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The 12-year cycle in the Chinese calendar recognizes each of a dozen animals in the Chinese zodiac – rat, ox, tiger, hare, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. 2007 is the Year of the Pig.
Famous people born in the Year Of The Pig include Billy, Lucille Ball, Humphrey Bogart, Thomas Jefferson, Ernest Hemingway, Alfred Hitchcock, Mahalia Jackson, David Letterman, and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
For a really cool picture of a dragon made of 30,000 pieces of porcelain, click here.