May 19 Zodiac Birthday Signs – The outstanding leadership promised by your birthday is matched by your excellent mental powers and good perception. Careful and prudent, but also possessing a wilder or more independent streak, you appear to others as confident, in control, and self-assured.
With the added influence of your Sun in the Capricorn decanate, you are willing to put in hard work when committed to a project, and you fare better when you have a definite goal. This influence also points to strong ambition and a sense of duty as well as the attainment of long-term plans. Although you can be stubborn, your tenacious staying power and intuitive ability can help you in your climb to success.
Due to a natural interest in people, you are often a humanitarian who believes in the need for freedom and social reform. Inventive and original, you have a progressive philosophy in life and can be a spokesperson for others. Both men and women born on this date may have to beware of becoming overbearing. A love of debate and friendly bantering, however, can lift your spirits and prove to be an enjoyable pastime. Nevertheless, you may have to guard against appearing self-centered or unsympathetic, and watch out for a tendency to overindulge in the good things of life. However, through your depth of knowledge and good judgment, you generally have a most beneficial effect on others. Education in some form may be vital to bring out the best of your marvelous potential.
When you reach the age of two, your progressed Sun moves into Gemini, emphasizing the importance over the next thirty years of learning, writing, speech, and communication. This continues until your early thirties, when your progressed Sun enters Cancer. This is a turning point for you, highlighting the growing importance of emotional intimacy, family, home, and security. After the age of sixty-two, when the Sun moves into Leo, you are likely to become more confident and interested in public life or your own self-expression.
DEGREE: 27°-28°30’ TAURUS
Alcyone; Algol, also called Caput Medusae
Star’s name: Alcyone
Degree position: 29° Taurus-0°6’ Gemini between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Eta Taurus
Applicable days: May 19, 20, 21, 22
Star qualities: Moon/Mars
Description:, a green and yellow principal star in the Pleiades cluster located on the shoulder of the Bull (it is the brightest star of the Pleiades)
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Alcyone imparts openness and frankness, honesty, and sincerity. Restlessness and impulsive actions can also be associated with this star By nature, these persons are forceful and purposeful, yet when feelings intensify they are inclined to act on impulse. This may cause turbulence and bring about changed circumstances. This star also warns against fevers and problems with eyesight.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, Alcyone bestows love, eminence, and a talent for leadership. This star often indicates that you can enjoy success in legal and public matters or use your creative mind to develop your writing skills.
• Positive: creative mind, honesty, enthusiasm
• Negative: cantankerousness, moodiness, temperamental behavior
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
Although a natural leader, you are very aware of the importance of teamwork or group efforts. In order to avoid dependent situations, it may be necessary to use your strong intuition to strike just the right balance between standing up for your own ideas and being receptive to the opinions of others. Fortunately, possessing a persuasive charm, you are generally able to convince others of the importance of your ideals and gain their assistance.
A desire for honesty and justice can lead to your taking the reins of power in difficult situations. This can often seem as if you are being autocratic. In fact, you have a need to resolve issues rather than leave them unfinished. Your determination, power, and-perseverance can ultimately ensure your success. Underneath all that seriousness, however, is a heart that is idealistic and willing to help other people achieve their own individual rise to the top.
Work & Vocation
The combination of your ability to work hard, perceptive leadership, and capacity to take responsibility points to outstanding prospects for success. Your original and exceptional mind has many innovative ideas, which may particularly draw you to careers in education, philosophy, or scientific research. Humanitarianism and possible spiritual aspirations can steer you toward social reform or religion. Alternatively, a natural sense of the dramatic may attract you to some form of art or entertainment. A way with words can also inspire you to express yourself through speaking, writing, or singing. Possessing an innate healing force, you may prefer to choose a career in medicine or alternative health.
Famous people born on your birthday include political leader Malcolm X, musicians Pete Townshend and Joey Ramone, actress Glenn Close, and singer Grace Jones.
Your number 19 birthdate suggests that you are decisive and resourceful, with depth of vision, but that the dreamer side of your nature is compassionate and impressionable. The need to be someone may be the very thing that pushes you to be dramatic and claim center stage. To others you may appear confident and resilient, but inner tensions may cause emotional ups and downs. Although proud, you may also need to learn that the world does not revolve around you. The subinfluence of the number 5 month indicates that you are alert and mentally restless. Although you want harmony and peace, you need to develop an awareness of other people’s feelings and needs. Creative and imaginative, you benefit from developing your artistic talents. Avoid worry by learning to relax and be detached. By giving encouragement to others and showing patience, you can overcome a tendency to criticize. You may have to find a balance between being self-centered and performing selfless service for others. Being fair and just shows courage and true self-control.
• Positive: dynamism, centeredness, creativity, leadership, luck, progressive attitudes, optimism, strong convictions, competitiveness, independence, gregariousness
• Negative: self-centeredness, depression, worry, fear of rejection, ups and downs, materialism, egotism, impatience
Love & Relationships
Open and direct, you are vigilant in defense of those you love. Harmony and a peaceful environment are a prerequisite, and you can also help, with your easygoing personality, those who suffer from emotional tension. Nevertheless, guard against being too arrogant or restless yourself, and avoid getting in a rut. Although you are very sociable, home and family play a strong part in your overall life plan.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might find a long-lasting relationship and stability with someone born on one of the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 11, 13, 15, 17, 25, 29, Feb. 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, Mar. 7, 9, 11, 13, 21, 25, Apr. 5, 7, 9, 11, 19, May 3, 5, 7, 9, 17, 31, June 1, 3, 5, 7, 15, 29, July 1, 3, 5, 27, 29, 31, Aug. 1, 3, 11, 25, 27, 29, Sept. 1, 9, 13, 23, 25, 27, Oct. 7, 21, 23, 25, Nov. 5, 19, 21, 23, Dec. 3, 17, 19, 21, 30
Beneficial: Jan. 1, 5, 20, Feb. 3, 18, Mar. 1, 16, Apr. 14, May 12, June 10, July 8, Aug. 6, Sept. 4, Oct. 2
Fatal attractions: Nov. 19, 20, 21, 22
Challenging: Jan. 6, 22, 24, Feb. 4, 20, 22, Mar. 2, 18, 20, Apr. 16, 18, May 14, 16, June 12, 14, July 10, 12, Aug. 8, 10, 31, Sept. 6, 8, 29, Oct. 4, 6, 27, Nov. 2, 4, 25, 30, Dec. 2, 23, 28
Soul mates: Jan. 6, 12, Feb. 4, 10, Mar. 2, 8, Apr. 6, May 4, June 2