April 28 Zodiac Birthday Signs – An interesting mixture of mental power, charm, and business acumen mark people who share your birthday as special. With endurance and the ability to advance in life through your own efforts, you have a tenacious approach to fulfilling your own vision. Unfortunately, too strong a love of the good life and a tendency to become too self-absorbed may distract you from accomplishing your big dreams.
The added influence of your Sun in the decanate of Taurus suggests that you have an enhanced appreciation of beauty, color, and sound and a need for creative expression. This may also include a special flair for speaking or singing. With your strong attractions, you need affection from others and are willing to give love in return. You may, however, have to guard against becoming frustrated and channeling your natural sensuality into overindulgence in all its forms.
To avoid a conflict between your sensitive idealism and mundane materialism, it may be necessary for you to get a feel for a situation first before committing yourself to some form of structure. This entails using your excellent intuitive sense in your practical affairs to establish a concrete foundation upon which to build your aspirations.
After the age of twenty-three, when your progressed Sun moves into Gemini, the pace of your life increases and there is more of an emphasis on writing, speech, and communication in general. This continues until around age fifty-three, when your progressed Sun enters Cancer. This is a turning point for you, and it will highlight the growing importance of emotional bonds, security, home, and family.
DEGREE: 7°-8° TAURUS
Hamal, also called Al Hamal or the Sheep; Schedir, also called Sader
Star’s name: Hamal, also called Al Hamal or the Sheep
Degree position: 6°43’-7°38’ Taurus between the years 1930 and 2000
Orb: 2° 10’
Constellation: Alpha Arietis
Applicable days: April 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
Star qualities: combined influences of Mars and Saturn
Description: an orange-yellow star located in the forehead of the Ram
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Hamal endows restlessness and a drive to excel, together with an influence of rebelliousness. This star suggests that competitiveness and drive for success may at times challenge you to use unorthodox methods in order to achieve your goals.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star bestows the power to overcome obstacles with concentration and persistence but warns against being inconsiderate to others or using force to get your own way. Only through patience can you develop your skills, talents, and abilities. Hamal may also suggest a danger of putting money at the top of your priorities.
• Positive: patience, discipline, hard work, concentrated energy, leadership
• Negative: use of force, unscrupulousness, keeping unsuitable company
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
A sense of the dramatic, combined with your determination and ability to work cooperatively, points to your leadership ability. You have an innate capacity to commercialize your talents and make contacts but may have to overcome an unfounded fear of a lack of financial reserves.
You maintain a strong protection around the area of your work as long as you are willing to put in the necessary time and effort. It is essential, however, to find a middle course between this area of your life and that of your relationships. You possess the ability to understand concession and compromise with others but may have to be careful of the balance of power in the process. Too much and you may become dominating; too little and you might be left inactive and resigned. You will always have the strength, however, to master any situation with balanced will.
Work & Vocation
Your pleasure in mental pursuits could lead to a career in teaching or writing. An ability to understand human nature indicates that an occupation such as advisor, therapist, or counselor could also be rewarding for you. Your natural flair for form and color could easily inspire you to become a designer or draw you to the theater, music, and the arts. Alternatively, your power of persuasion and bright ideas could motivate you to succeed in the world of advertising, the media, or publishing.
Famous people who share your birthday include writer Harper Lee, dictator Saddam Hussein, actress Ann-Margret, singer Blossom Dearie, actor Lionel Barrymore, and T.V. host Jay Leno.
Like a number 1 individual, with a number 28 birthday you are ambitious, direct, and enterprising. Always ready for action and new ventures, you courageously take on life’s challenges. With your enthusiasm you can easily inspire others to join or support you in your ventures. Although you are success-oriented and determined, family and home life are very important to you. Finding stability and taking care of your nearest and dearest may, at times, be a challenge for you. The subinfluence of the number 4 month indicates that you are enthusiastic and versatile. Although you need stability and security, you are likely to travel or work away from home. A need to find a balance between duties and a love for freedom suggests that learning self-discipline can help you become determined and assertive. Avoid scattering your energies in all directions. Learn that through process and step-by-step method you can achieve your goals. Your ability to create new structure through a synthesis of old ideas also helps you to use your intuitive powers.
• Positive: compassion, progressive attitudes, daring, artistic skill, creativity, idealism, ambition, hard work, stable home life, strong will
• Negative: daydreaming, lack of motivation, lack of compassion, unrealistic expectations, bossiness, lack of judgment, aggression, lack of confidence, overdependence on others, excessive pride
Love & Relationships
Emotionally dynamic and dramatic, you need to express your love and creative power. Although you are sensitive and love romance you may need to learn self-discipline and guard against tendencies such as possessiveness, envy, or jealousy. Drawn to people who are creative and friendly, you may prefer theatrical personalities who will bring excitement into your life. Alternatively, in your pursuit of knowledge you may seek like-minded people who share your interests.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might find a partner who will understand your sensitivity and need for love among those born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 8, 12, 18, 22, Feb. 10, 16, 20, Mar. 8, 14, 18, 28, Apr. 12, 16, 26, May 10, 14, 24, June 8, 12, 22, July 6, 10, 20, 29, Aug. 4, 8, 18, 27, 30, Sept. 2, 6, 16, 25, 28, Oct. 4, 14, 23, 26, 30, Nov. 2, 12, 21, 24, 28, Dec. 10, 19, 22, 26, 28
Beneficial: Jan. 6, 10, 25, 30, Feb. 4, 8, 23, 28, Mar. 2, 6, 21, 26, Apr. 4, 19, 24, May 2, 17, 22, June 15, 20, 30, July 13, 18, 28, Aug. 11, 16, 26, Sept. 9, 14, 24, Oct. 7, 12, 22, Nov. 5, 10, 20, Dec. 3, 8, 18
Fatal attractions: May 29, June 27, July 25, Aug. 23, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, 31, Nov. 1, 17, Dec. 15
Challenging: Jan. 13, 29, 31, Feb. 11, 27, 29, Mar. 9, 25, 27, Apr. 7, 23, 25, May 5, 21, 23, June 3, 19, 21, July 1, 17, 19, Aug. 15, 17, Sept. 13, 15, Oct. 11, 13, Nov. 9, 11, Dec. 7, 9
Soul mates: Jan. 6, 25, Feb. 4, 23, Mar. 2, 21, Apr. 19, May 17, June 15, July 13, Aug. 11, Sept. 9, Nov. 7, Dec. 5