August 5 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Versatility, creativity, willpower, and determination are some of the qualities associated with your birthday. As a Leo, you are daring, ambitious, and dignified, but your strong sense of pride and materialistic inclinations suggest that financial security can be an important factor in your overall plans.

The subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Sagittarius, suggests that you enjoy being productive and usually have good moral values. You may, however, have to guard against tendencies to be too impatient or obstinate. Hardworking, you possess a practical business sense and good organizational abilities. With your forceful personality, you may have to be careful of being too headstrong or overpowering.

Although you have conservative views and an urge to climb up the ladder materially and socially, you nevertheless want to express your individuality. As someone who does not like to take orders from others, you frequently create your own ethics and code of conduct but must guard against being too opinionated. Women may prove to be especially beneficial to you, and learning to collaborate with others may bring rewarding experiences.

After the age of seventeen, when your progressed Sun moves into Virgo, there is an increased need for practical order in your daily existence. You will be more inclined to analyze things practically and look for ways to restructure your life so that it is generally better. This continues until the age of forty-seven, when your progressed Sun enters Libra. As a turning point, this highlights the growing importance of relationships, creativity, and harmony.

Your Secret Self

 

Your practical determination, love of knowledge, and razor-sharp mind endow you with an ability to deal with any situation. A possible obstacle to your success is a tendency to become doubting or skeptical. In the event of your losing faith in either yourself or your abilities to achieve, there is a danger of coldness or isolation. By being daring and spontaneous, you can challenge yourself to be more dynamic and powerful.

Although at times you can be very concerned with material issues, it is through the use of your inner wisdom or spiritual insight that you can overcome life’s difficulties. As you are likely to possess a strong personality and voice your opinions or make a stand, it is important to resist using power tactics to get your way. By trusting your intuition, you can build up your confidence and faith and achieve your inspired dreams.

Work & Vocation

 

Ambition, a good business sense, and the ability to take the lead are apt to help you in your climb to success. You enjoy power, structure, and effectiveness, yet you also possess an emotional perceptiveness and sensitivity. This combination could work effectively for you in all areas, from the handling of material assets to the creative world. Always aware of image, you may also possess a strong attraction for the theater or entertainment world. You may prefer to be in a position of power or self-employed, as you are not content to be subordinate. With your strength and determination, you usually excel in business, particularly sales; alternatively, you can become a good lawyer.

SUN: LEO
DECANATE: SAGITTARIUS/JUPITER
DEGREE: 12°-13°30’ LEO
MODE: FIXED
ELEMENT: FIRE

FIXED STARS

 

Kochab; Acubens, also called Sertan

PRIMARY STAR

 

Star’s name: Kochab

Degree position: 11°56’-12°45’ Leo
between the years 1930 and
2000

Magnitude: 2

Strength: ********

Orb: 2° 10’

Constellation: Beta Ursa Minor

Applicable days: August 4, 5, 6, 7

Star qualities: Saturn/Mercury

Description: a giant orange star located
in the Small Bear; also called the
Little Dipper

PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE

 

Kochab’s influence bestows logic, concentration, and an ability to come straight to the point in discussion. Often you have a love of tidiness and good organizational skills. This star imparts stamina and opportunities to rise to a position of authority.

Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star indicates that much can be achieved through determination. You have the ability to fight with energy and courage till the end, and you possess a nevergive-up attitude. This star also warns against deceit and malicious or underhanded activities.

Positive: determination, persistence, courage to overcome obstacles

Negative: rashness, mischief, pessimism

See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.

Famous people who share your birthday include basketball player Patrick Ewing, astronaut Neil Armstrong, film director John Huston, and actress Loni Anderson.

Numerology

 

Strong instincts, an adventurous nature, and a desire for freedom are all indicated by the number 5 birthday. The willingness to explore or try anything new, along with an enthusiastic approach, suggests that life will have a lot to offer you. Travel and many opportunities for change, some unexpected, may lead you to undergo a real transformation of views and beliefs. As a number 5 individual, you need to feel that life is exciting; however, you may also have to develop a responsible attitude and avoid tendencies such as unpredictability, excessiveness, and restlessness. You can achieve success by avoiding premature or speculative actions and through learning patience. The natural talent of a number 5 individual is knowing how to go with the flow and staying detached. The subinfluence of the number 8 month indicates that you are ambitious, with a sharp and active mind. Achievements and accomplishments are important for you, and since you are hardworking, with good managerial skills, you rise to positions of authority and influence.

Positive: versatile, adaptable, progressive, strong instincts, magnetic, lucky, daring, freedom-loving, quick and witty, curious, mystical, sociable

Negative: unreliable, changeable, procrastinator, inconsistent, overconfident, headstrong

Love & Relationships

 

You enjoy travel and meeting new people. Although very warm and sociable, you may be restless and indecisive about close relationships. This can be overcome by keeping yourself busy and creative, leaving you no time for doubt or worry. Music or the creative arts may prove especially uplifting for you. You have the ability to charm others with your optimism and generosity but may have to be careful of not becoming too bossy with those you love.

YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE

 

For true love and happiness, you might be more successful with those born on the following dates.

Love & friendship: Jan. 1, 7, 17, 18, 20, Feb. 5, 15, 18, Mar. 3, 13, 16, 29, 31, Apr. 1, 11, 14, 27, 29, May 9, 12, 25, 27, June 7, 10, 23, 25, July 5, 8, 21, 23, Aug. 3, 6, 19, 21, Sept. 1, 4, 17, 19, Oct. 2, 15, 17, Nov. 13, 15, 30, Dec. 11, 13, 28

Beneficial: Jan. 15, 17, 28, Feb. 13, 15, 26, Mar. 11, 13, 24, Apr. 9, 11, 22, May 7, 9, 20, June 5, 7, 18, July 3, 5, 16, Aug. 1, 3, 14, Sept. 1, 12, Oct. 10, 29, Nov. 8, 27, Dec. 6, 25

Fatal attractions: Jan. 5, Feb. 1, 2, 3, 4, Mar. 1

Challenging: Jan. 4, 5, 14, Feb. 2, 3, 12, Mar. 1, 10, Apr. 8, 30, May 6, 28, June 4, 26, July 2, 24, Aug. 22, Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 16, Dec. 14

Soul mates: Jan. 2, Mar. 29, Apr. 27, May 25, June 23, July 21, Aug. 19, Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 13, Dec. 1