August 16 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Charming and friendly, with an intelligent and intuitive mind, you often conceal your discernment and astute perception. Although you can appear detached and thoughtful, you are sensitive and idealistic. As a Leo, you are self-assured and determined, with insight. This allows you to grasp ideas quickly and precisely. A pragmatic and direct approach usually contributes to your independent views and indicates that you possess persuasive speech.
The subinfluence of your decanate planet, Mars, grants vitality and adds to your mental potential. It encourages you to be more adventurous and daring and challenges the more introverted part of your nature. It may nevertheless also indicate a restless streak and hot- blooded temper. You may need to guard against worry or being too impulsive. Learn to finish what you start by practicing self-discipline to avoid becoming easily bored.
A need to receive the approval of others or the urge to shine suggests that you can enjoy being before the public. Although often serious, you can be enthusiastic and spontaneous when you find an interest that truly inspires you. Learn to trust your quick instincts and overcome a tendency to become too domineering or demanding.
From the early age of six, when your progressed Sun moves into Virgo, there commences a thirty-year period of increasing emphasis on being practical and building an orderly and efficient system for yourself, particularly in your work environment. At the age of thirty-six, when your progressed Sun moves into Libra, you experience a turning point and will start to place more importance on your relationships as well as develop any latent artistic, dramatic, or literary talent. When you are age sixty-six, your progressed Sun moves into Scorpio and highlights your personal power and a need for change or renewal. Your awareness strengthens with this trend.
Your Secret Self
You love to know what motivates others, and your ability to deal with people is a major part of your success. Much depends, therefore, on the harmony of your relationships, and you may need to strike a balance between great warmth and cool detachment. If you allow yourself to become too disappointed with others, you may be prone to despondency. However, when constructive, you can be very generous and hardworking, with a potential for extraordinary achievement.
With an innate practicality, you may find yourself as an advisor to others and are at your best when displaying modesty and compassion. As you can be financially fortunate, monetary problems can resolve themselves quickly. With a positive attitude and by tuning in to your powerful intuition you can move mountains.
DEGREE: 22°45’-24° LEO
Although your Sun’s degree is not linked to a fixed star, some of your other planets’ degrees certainly will be. By having an astrological chart calculated, you can find the exact position of the planets on your date of birth. This will tell you which of the fixed stars listed in this book are relevant to you.
Work & Vocation
Your people skills and fine intellect enable you to reach your potential in many different areas of life. Enthusiasm is a vital key to your success and is not something that you can fake. In business you will naturally be drawn to large enterprises or the media and are an excellent problem solver. Organizational and managerial abilities help you rise to positions of prominence. A flair for the dramatic, when combined with determination, can also ensure your success in show business. Whatever career you choose, you should avoid being in subservient positions, as you do not like being told what to do. Since you possess a fighting spirit, you may wish to work for worthwhile causes.
Famous people who share your birthday include singer/actress Madonna, fashion designer Katharine Hamnett, actor Timothy Hutton, ?. E. Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia), and Frank and Kathy Lee Gifford.
The 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 may join international corporations or the media world. The creative ones among you have a talent for writing with sudden flashes of inspiration. With a number 16 birthday, you may need to learn how to balance between being overly confident and insecure. The subinfluence of the number 8 month indicates that although at times you are aloof or detached, you are usually practical, with a good sense of values. You like to be in a position of influence and power but need to exercise fair and just conduct. Worldly and proud, you can achieve a great deal with determination and faith.
• Positive: knowledgeable, responsibilities to home and family, integrity, intuitive, social, cooperative, insightful
•Negative: worry, never satisfied, self-promoting, opinionated, skeptical, fussy, irritable, unsympathetic
Love & Relationships
You may need to find a partner who is ambitious and naturally clever—someone you can rely on. An attraction to creative and successful people with acting skills suggests that you like glamour and socializing. Communicating your thoughts or ideas is also very important to you, as you respect knowledge and love sharing it. You may nevertheless have to guard against becoming bossy with your partners.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
To find the right partner who will share your many interests, you might start by looking for someone born on one of the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 1, 8, 14, 28, 31, Feb. 6, 12, 26, 29, Mar. 10, 24, 27, Apr. 2, 8, 22, 25, May 6, 20, 23, June 4, 18, 21, July 2, 16, 19, 30, Aug. 14, 17, 28, 30, Sept. 12, 15, 26, 28, 30, Oct. 10, 13, 24, 26, 28, Nov. 8, 11, 22, 24, 26, Dec. 6, 9, 20, 22, 24
Beneficial: Jan. 26, Feb. 24, Mar. 22, Apr. 20, May 18, June 16, July 14, Aug. 12, Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 6, Dec. 4
Fatal attractions: Feb. 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Challenging: Jan. 3, 25, Feb. 1, 23, Mar. 21, Apr. 19, May 17, June 15, July 13, Aug. 11, Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 5, Dec. 3
Soul mates: Jan. 3, 10, Feb. 1, 8, Mar. 6, Apr. 4, May 2