it's now the year of the ox.
some famous people born in the year of the ox:
Meryl Streep, George Clooney, Dustin Hoffman, Jane Fonda, Meg Ryan, Bruce Springsteen, bill Cosby, Robert Redford and President Barack Obama.
As for non famous people born in the year of the ox: me!
According to Wikipedia:
"People born under the influence of the Ox are kind, caring souls, logical, positive, filled with common sense with their feet firmly planted on the ground," and "they make wonderful parents and teachers of children."
not too shabby.
photo from boston.com