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Last Updated: Monday December 31 2007 10:26 GMT

Who's the next big thing in 2008?

Hannah Montana, George Bush, Wayne Rooney, Coleen McCoughlin, Cristiano Ronaldo

Lots of exciting things happened in 2007! Britain got a new Prime Minister, parts of the country had the worst floods ever and David Beckham headed off to America to play for LA Galaxy.

But what kind of stuff is going to be making the headlines in 2008? Here are Newsround's predictions of the things to look out for in 2008!


David Tennant
David Tennant
The fourth series of Doctor Who is likely to be the big TV event of 2008.

But if David Tennant doesn't take your fancy then there's always the latest adventures from mad inventor, Wallace and his pet pooch Gromit in the new CBBC series, Summerhill.

One of the stars you'll become quite familiar with over the year is Jessica Cave. As well as a role in Wallace and Gromit, she'll also star in the next Harry Potter film as Ron Weasley's girlfriend Lavender Brown - which hits the cinema in 2008. Busy girl! (Now postponed until 2009)

Jessie Cave who will play Lavender Brown in the next Potter movie
Another star who's going from the small to the big screen is Hannah Montana.

Good news for fans of High School Musical - the kids will be back with their next adventure.

Fans of Narnia have another special effects fantasy to look forward to with Prince Caspian.


Cesc Fabregas
Cesc Fabregas
2008 is going to be a massive year for sport.

The European football championships - although none of the home nations managed to qualify, there'll still be some familiar faces to cheer on.

Arsenal's Fabregas could be a star for Spain and Man United's Ronaldo's likely to be on the pitch for Portugal.

Then there's the 2008 Olympics. They're being held in China. About 300 athletes will make up Team GB - let's hope they bag LOADS of medals this time.


Hilary Clinton
Hilary Clinton
The city of Liverpool will be hoping to make the headlines this year. It's the European City of Culture.

Loads of events have been planned to try and get people from all over the world to the north west of England.

Heathrow airport is the world's busiest airport. With the opening of a new terminal, it's set to get even busier! Terminal 5 is going to be as big as 50 footie pitches and over 35 million travellers are expected to pass through it each year.

On the other side of the Atlantic, George Bush will be getting ready to step down as President of the United States.

There are quite a few politicians hoping to take over - including Hilary Clinton, the wife of an ex-president. If she's elected, she'd be the first female President of America.


Prince William and Kate Middleton
Prince William and Kate Middleton
It should be a great year for Wayne Rooney and Coleen McLoughlin.

They're planning a huge wedding which will be taking place in June. Wonder how much dosh they'll be spending on that?

And there may even be a royal wedding or at least an engagement! That's if Prince William proposes to his girlfriend, Kate Middleton.