May 21 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Spirited, intelligent, and ambitious, you are revealed by your birthday to be an active individual with personal magnetism. With the special advantage of being born on the cusp, you possess both the sensuality of Taurus and the intellectual power of Gemini. One of your greatest assets is your gift of dealing with people as well as a natural sense of the dramatic. Full of information, you usually love ideas and knowledge and are excellent at getting your ideas across in an entertaining way. Having the ability to make friends with people from all different walks of life, you have a strong sense of individuality and independence.
The added influence of your Sun on the cusp of two decanates implies that you are responsible, loyal, and hardworking as well as an exceptionally good communicator. Business acumen is likely to come naturally to you, and a strong practical sense affirms that you are aware of issues of home and security. A spirit of enterprise can push your ambition into action and ensure that your big plans are successful. However, you may have to guard against a rebellious or stubborn streak, which can undermine your communication with others.
Witty, creative, and outspoken, you can be very persuasive and have a capacity for organization. A love of luxury and pleasure suggests that you want to enjoy all that life has to offer, but an inclination to excess may prove a threat to your overall happiness. By applying self-discipline, you have the capacity for tremendous achievements in all areas of your life.
In the first thirty years of your life, your progressed Sun passes through the sign of Gemini. This suggests that as a child you are alert and a quick learner. Over this period you also develop your mental powers and skills of communication. When your progressed Sun moves into Cancer at the beginning of your thirties, there is likely to be a shift in your perspective toward emotional needs, home, and family. From the age of sixty, when your progressed Sun moves into Leo, your confidence and self-expression increase and you may be more inclined to a public life.
SUN: TAURUS/GEMINI CUSP
DEGREE: 29° TAURUS-0°30’ GEMINI
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 you are forceful and purposeful, yet when feelings intensify, you 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
Your Secret Self
A strong materialistic streak points to a possible overemphasis on security in your life, but this is balanced by a big heart and compassion for others. The power of love becomes more significant as you move through life, and you may find it especially important to find avenues for your self-expression. This can encourage you to explore writing, drama, art, or music to develop your innate gifts. Among your many talents, you also possess a childlike sense of fun, which can help ease the burdens of others.
When you care, you are willing to give much of yourself and may have to accept that people are not always able to reciprocate on your level. With your caring concern and an ability to solve problems, you may often find yourself sorting out situations for other people, especially your family. In your own instance, you may find yourself worrying unnecessarily about money, but this is generally unfounded, as what you give out will always come back to you in full, and more.
Work & Vocation
Talented and usually hardworking, you also possess the personal charm to ensure your success in all people-related activities. With your quick mind, you are an excellent conversationalist and may possibly use your talent with words in writing, journalism, teaching, politics, or law. Being persuasive and having natural business acumen, you can also make an outstanding career in sales, marketing, or promotion. Ambition and a desire for the good life are likely to stimulate you to achieve your large plans, but education can be especially important in making the most of your remarkable mental potential. Many people born on this date are drawn to work in the worlds of art, music, or entertainment.
Famous people born on your birthday include writer Harold Robbins, musician Fats Waller, artist Albrecht Dürer, Irish political leader Mary Robinson, and actors Raymond Burr and Robert Montgomery.
Dynamic drive and an outgoing personality are often present in those with a number 21 birthday. Friendly and gregarious, you have many social contacts and a wide circle of friends. With a number 21 birthday, you can be fun-loving, magnetic, and creative. Alternatively, you can be shy and reserved, with a need to develop assertiveness, especially in close relationships. Although you may be inclined toward cooperative associations or marriage, you always want to be acknowledged for your talents and abilities. The subinfluence of the number 5 month indicates that you are versatile and enthusiastic. Your ability to grasp ideas quickly allows you to acquire new skills. You may need to develop your business sense and establish a solid foundation for yourself. Creative yet practical, you need to express your ideas and thoughts in an individual way. Although you can begin a project with great enthusiasm, make sure you see it through to the end.
• Positive: inspiration, creativity, love unions, long-lasting relationships
• Negative: dependency, nervousness, loss of emotional control, lack of vision, disappointment, fear of change
Love & Relationships
Spontaneous and optimistic, yet hardworking and perceptive, you are often caught between the need to be free and independent and the desire to be loving and devoted to a partner. Your enthusiasm and friendly personality suggest that you are socially inclined and popular. You may encounter particular relationships that touch a chord with your need for greater inner perception. Try not to have overly high expectations of others; be realistic, and learn that faith and trust pay off at the end. Take your time in choosing your friends and lovers.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
Among people born on the following dates, your ideals of love might be more easily realized.
Love & friendship: Jan. 7, 10, 17, 21, 27, Feb. 5, 8, 15, 25, 29, Mar. 3, 6, 13, 23, 27, Apr. 1, 4, 11, 21, May 2, 9, 19, June 7, 17, July 5, 15, 29, 31, Aug. 3, 13, 27, 29, 31, Sept. 1, 11, 15, 25, 27, 29, Oct. 9, 23, 25, 27, Nov. 7, 21, 23, 25, Dec. 5, 19, 21, 23
Beneficial: Jan. 3, 5, 20, 25, 27, Feb. 1, 3, 18, 23, 25, Mar. 1, 16, 21, 23, Apr. 14, 19, 21, May 12, 17, 19, June 10, 15, 17, July 8, 13, 15, Aug. 6, 11, 13, Sept. 4, 9, 11, Oct. 2, 7, 9, Nov. 5, 7, Dec. 3, 5
Fatal attractions: Jan. 13, Feb. 11, Mar. 9, Apr. 7, May 5, June 3, July 1, Nov. 22, 23, 24
Challenging: Jan. 16, 24, Feb. 14, 22, Mar. 12, 20, Apr. 10, 18, May 8, 16, 31, June 6, 14, 29, July 4, 12, 27, Aug. 2, 10, 25, Sept. 8, 23, Oct. 6, 21, Nov. 4, 19, Dec. 2, 17
Soul mates: Jan. 16, Feb. 14, Mar. 12, Apr. 10, May 8, June 6, July 4, 31, Aug. 2, 29, Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 23, Dec. 21