April 16 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Love of change and an innate restlessness are often indicated by this birthdate. You are gentle yet ambitious, with a strong desire to take your place in the world. Travel often features prominently in your life, especially in connection with a career move or better job prospects. Alternatively, you may simply enjoy an active life full of excitement and variety.
As an Arian, you are self-confident, ambitious, and daring. The subinfluence of your decanate planet, Jupiter, suggests that you are progressive and enjoy being enterprising. This influence can also indicate a desire to be in a position to inspire others. You possess the power to concentrate upon a particular aim and give it your full attention. Your love of freedom and need for self-expression ensure that if despondent, you do not stay down for long. Through perseverance and determination you are able to overcome difficulties and become more self-assured. By maintaining a methodical order and avoiding impulsive actions, you can minimize fluctuations in financial circumstances.
Informative and communicative, you have an alert mind and can use your intuition to make long-term forecasts. If you can manage to save and consider long-term investments, you can profit handsomely, especially in foreign property.
After you reach the age of four, your progressed Sun moves into Taurus, bringing you over the next thirty years an increasing desire for material stability and financial security. During this time there may be a focus on building a strong foundation to what you want to achieve, as well as an emphasis on your physical needs. There is a turning point in your life around the age of thirty-four, when your progressed Sun enters Gemini, stimulating a growing interest in interpersonal relations and communication skills. This is a time when you may wish to take up a new course of study, whether for business or for pleasure. From age sixty-four, when your progressed Sun enters Cancer, your sensitivity increases, with home and family playing a more important part in your life.
DEGREE: 25°30’-26°30’ ARIES
Al Perg, also called Kullat Nuti or Piscium; Vertex, also called Great Nebuli
Star’s name: Al Perg, also called Kullat Nuti or Piscium
Degree position: 25°50’-26°46’ Aries between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Eta Piscium
Applicable days: April 15, 16, 17, 18
Star qualities: Saturn and Jupiter
Description: a binary star located in the cord near the tail of the Northern Fish
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Al Perg bestows determination to realize one’s objectives. Success comes with patience and steadfastness, but not without struggle. Accomplishment and recognition can be achieved through perseverance and dedication. This star also implies that dissatisfaction with oneself as well as with others may cause irritability.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star denotes achievement, with a slow and steady rise to greater power, and a preference for work in government and political affairs.
o Positive: happiness in solitude, sense of duty, straightforwardness, honesty
o Negative: inconstancy, discontent, moodiness, emotional tensions, changing objectives
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
At a deep level you may at times experience the insecurity that comes from uncertainty about whether you are making the right decisions. However, using the humanitarian side of your nature, which relates to the “big picture,” you can put everything in perspective and stop worrying. You may be better off concentrating on all your wonderful ideas, creative projects, and sense of humor.
Fortunately, you are a quick learner and always have an eye for opportunities that can offer a financial reward. However, with your impatience and desire to fulfill your material needs immediately, you may have to guard against an inclination toward bouts of extravagance or self-indulgence. If you channel your restlessness into something that really interests you, then you are able to become inspired enough to work extremely hard and accept the responsibilities that bring you solid rewards.
Work & Vocation
With your ambition, need for variety, and leadership skills, you are better in a position of authority in a career that does not involve routine. Ideally you need to use both your practical sense and imagination, for example as an actor, writer, photographer, or architect. You may be interested in joining international corporations or the media world. Alternatively, you may get involved with charitable organizations and work for worthwhile causes. Courageously exploring new areas within your work can stimulate and excite you to achieve. You are not likely to stick with any career if you do not reap financial rewards fairly quickly, and you may be particularly attracted to work that involves travel. Alternatively, your desire for action may take you into the area of sports.
You share your birthday with comics Spike Milligan and Charlie Chaplin, musician Henry Mancini, writer Kingsley Amis, actor Peter Ustinov, and basketball player Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
A number 16 birthday suggests that you are thoughtful, sensitive, and friendly. Although analytical, you often judge life and people according to how you feel. As a number 16 personality, however, you can experience inner tensions when facing friction between a need for self-expression and responsibility to others. You may be interested in world affairs and politics. The creative ones among you have a talent for writing with sudden flashes of inspiration. You may need to learn how to balance overconfidence with doubt and insecurity. The subinfluence of the number 4 month indicates that you are practical and hardworking. Socially outgoing and group-oriented, you are sensitive to the feelings of others and can be helpful and friendly. Although you are receptive and value the opinions of others, avoid becoming easily discouraged by the criticism of those you care for. Do not be afraid of change, and learn to be flexible.
• Positive: higher education, responsibilities to home and family, integrity, intuition, sociability, cooperation, insight
• Negative: worry, inability to be satisfied, irresponsibility, opinionated nature, skepticism, fussiness, irritability, selfishness, lack of sympathy
Love & Relationships
Your quick and observant grasp of people ensures that in sociable situations you can be a lively and amusing companion. Friendships are important to you, and you like to mix with people who can inspire you as well as help you have a good time. Full of ideas and conscious of the image you want to create, you care about the opinion of others. Usually you are willing to work hard to keep the peace in your relationships, but be careful of impatience or occasional argumentative moods that may interfere with your associations. Ideally in relationships you need someone who has a fine mind and with whom you can share your interests. Since you also possess a very youthful and playful side to your personality, it may be necessary to learn about responsibility.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might find greater stability in love and friendship with someone born on one of the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 6, 10, 20, 29, Feb. 4, 8, 18, 27, Mar. 2, 6, 16, 25, 28, 30, Apr. 4, 14, 23, 26, 28, 30, May 2, 12, 21, 24, 26, 28, 30, June 10, 19, 22, 24, 26, 28, July 8, 17, 20, 22, 24, 26, Aug. 6, 7, 15, 18, 20, 22, 24, Sept. 4, 13, 16, 18, 20, 22, Oct. 2, 11, 14, 16, 18, 20, Nov. 9, 12, 14, 16, 18, Dec. 7, 10, 12, 14, 16
Beneficial: Jan. 7, 13, 18, 28, Feb. 5, 11, 16, 26, Mar. 3, 9, 14, 24, Apr. 1, 7, 12, 22, May 5, 10, 20, June 3, 8, 18, July 1, 6, 16, Aug. 4, 14, Sept. 2, 12, 30, Oct. 10, 28, Nov. 8, 26, 30, Dec. 6, 24, 28
Fatal attractions: Jan. 25, Feb. 23, Mar. 21, Apr. 19, May 17, June 15, July 13, Aug. 11, Sept. 9, Oct. 7, 19, 20, 21, Nov. 5, Dec. 3
Challenging: Jan. 3, 17, Feb. 1, 15, Mar. 13, Apr. 11, May 9, 30, June 7, 28, July 5, 26, 29, Aug. 3, 24, 27, Sept. 1, 22, 25, Oct. 20, 23, Nov. 18, 21, Dec. 16, 19
Soul mates: Jan. 18, Feb. 16, Mar. 14, Apr. 12, May 10, 29, June 8, 27, July 6, 25, Aug. 4, 23, Sept. 2, 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 17, Dec. 15