On the 28th January China and Chinese diaspora across the globe will be welcoming in the New Year. This year, will be the year of the Rat.
Do you know if you or a loved one are a rat? If you or your a friend or family member were born in any of these years then they are: 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008, 2020!
Rat’s lucky colors are blue, golden, green and their lucky numbers are 2 & 3. The flowers associated with those born in the year of the rat are lily & African violet
Personality: Those born in the year of the first sign of the Chinese zodiac, the Rat, are very
smart, quick-witted, flexible, adaptable, and outgoing individuals. They are curious, talkative, alert, and imaginative and have keen observation skills. Thanks to their strong intuition, Rats can easily adapt themselves to new environments. These people are kind, charming, and huge perfectionists who will work hard to achieve their goals. Rats appear calm and collected, but they can also be aggressive and restless at times. They are very appealing and popular among other people, so they are never without friends or admirers.
They are thrifty with money, but they can be very generous with their loved ones. Even though they are ambitious and hard-working, Rats are not very courageous which means that they are not capable as leaders. One can always tell when these people are upset because they tend to become very nervous and nagging. Some Rats like complaining and criticizing when problems occur, and they can be quite stubborn. They hardly listen to advice from others and are likely to change jobs frequently due to their lack of stability
and persistence. However, Rats can be successful at almost everything they try to do because they are easily adaptable people who learn quickly and have great problem-solving skills.
Rats can tend towards being tubborn, timid, greedy, unstable and picky.
Famous Rats include:
Eminem (1972) Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, film producer, and actor. He is consistently cited as one of the greatest and most influential rappers of all time.
Marlon Brando (1924) American actor and film director, winner of Oscar for Best Actor twice. Brando was an activist for many causes, notably the civil rights movement and various Native American movements.