At the beginning of the week, I like to check my calendar and familiarize myself with what's coming up. However, by the time I get to Thursday, my screen real estate is taken up by appointments that have happened in the past (past events have been greyed out):
One of the unique calendar views Google offers is 4 Day. It displays yesterday, today and the following 2 days:
The beauty of this is now I can actually ready my calendar!
So, what's your favourite calendar view?