I don't know if you were lucky enough to witness this rare occasion. But on Monday night, 12/1/08 the moon, Venus and Jupiter were supposed to put on a pretty cool show. They were supposed to be really close, and they wont be this close again until the year 2052.
Some saw a smiley face like this,
But from my house, I saw this,
How sad, he was frowning on us! I guess it depends which hemisphere you are in which way he was looking at you. Weird...