October 8 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Although you are charming and friendly, the urge for action and personal accomplishment revealed by your birthday suggests that you are a strong-willed and ambitious individual. Charismatic and determined, you possess intuitive leadership and the ability to mix business with pleasure. With a quick grasp of a situation, you prefer to be honest and straightforward. Enterprising and success-oriented, you have the ability to have fortunate ideas and to share them with others, and this is a major key to your success.
With the added influence of your decanate ruler, Aquarius, you can be inventive and productive and are often a good psychologist. Broad-minded in your approach, you have excellent skills for dealing with people, and you usually value freedom. Although independent, you enjoy exercising your natural diplomatic ability to work cooperatively with others as part of a team. There are times, however, when you are in danger of being too bossy or dictatorial, especially with people who fail to reach your high expectations.
Your active imagination and appreciation of the arts may possibly find expression through writing, music, painting, or drama as well as through a desire to surround yourself with beauty, style, and luxury. However, you may have to be careful that too great a love of the good life does not cause you to overindulge or place too much emphasis on material achievement.
At the age of fifteen, when your progressed Sun moves into Scorpio, you reach a turning point in your life that emphasizes issues regarding emotional change and personal transformation over the next thirty years. Another turning point occurs at the age of forty-five, when your progressed Sun moves into Sagittarius, indicating a growing need for freedom and a desire to expand your horizon and take more risks. From this time you may also have more connection with foreign people and places. From the age of seventy-five, when your progressed Sun enters Capricorn, you begin to take your duties and practical considerations more seriously.
DEGREE: 14°30’-15°30’ LIBRA
Star’s name: Algorab, also called Al Ghirab or the Crow
Degree position: 12°28’-13°22’ Libra between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Delta Corvi
Applicable days: October 5, 6, 7, 8
Star qualities: Mars/Saturn
Description: a pale yellow and purple binary star located on the right wing of the Crow
Your Secret Self
Being a practical visionary, you are wise to trust your powerful instincts, and you work best when inspired. Needing constant adventure and change to keep yourself from becoming bored, you enjoy travel and being at the forefront of new trends and ideas. Although you possess a strong desire for money, power, and status, you can equally be an idealistic and sensitive humanitarian. This implies a necessity for balance between your natural compassion and a tendency to use power tactics or be self-seeking.
Magnanimous, kind, and generous, you become a dynamic force in helping others by uniting your intense will with your powerful emotions. Thinking on a grand scale, you make great plans, but you need to carry them out independently. Often this involves taking a risk or speculating, but a flair for spotting opportunities suggests that you usually get value for your money. With your active imagination, powers of persuasion, and excellent negotiation skills, you have the potential for outstanding achievement.
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Algorab imparts a flair for business and enterprise and bestows determination and power to overcome challenges with charm and grace. This star indicates a reserved and studious nature, with ambition for recognition and success. Algorab also warns against destructiveness and deception from others.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star imparts a talent for making a good impression and success in dealing with the public and in getting support or promotion from others. If in the public view, you can gain fame and popularity, although you must guard against scandals that can lose you your position.
• Positive: persistence, big enterprises, popularity, military honor
• Negative: unorthodox’ methods, working against the establishment
Work & Vocation
Dynamic and hardworking, you want to achieve much and are often an imaginative and enterprising entrepreneur. Although you can succeed in the commercial world, you may want to explore your creative talents by pursuing an artistic career. Having a captivating personality and powerful emotions implies that you can be passionate and idealistic about social reforms and find satisfaction working in the public sector or in politics. With your excellent negotiating skills, you may want to have a career in a big corporation as head of a department. Love of justice and honesty may lead you to politics or to work in the courts as a lawyer or an officer of the law. Alternatively, a love of beauty and art may compel you to work with museums and art galleries or as an antique dealer. If you believe in an idea or a person, you may work as an agent or a promoter.
Famous people who were born on your birthday include politician Jesse Jackson, actor Paul Hogan, actress Sigourney Weaver, actor/comic Chevy Chase, and Argentinian dictator Juan Perón.
The power suggested by the number 8 birthday shows a character with strong values and sound judgment. The number 8 indicates that you aspire to great accomplishment and possess an ambitious nature. A desire for dominance, security, and material success is also indicated by this birthday. As a number 8 person, you have natural business sense and will benefit greatly from developing organizational and executive skills. A strong need to feel secure or established urges you to make long-term plans and investments. The subinfluence of the number 10 month indicates that you are highly intuitive, with a dynamic personality. Having faith in your abilities and trusting your inner wisdom enables you to combine your creativity with material success and make a forceful impression. Being motivated by high aspirations and a flair for people, you can turn your original ideas into profitable enterprises. Often you initiate new projects and work in the forefront of reforms or modernize existing systems.
• Positive: leadership, thoroughness, hardworking, tradition, authority, protection, power to heal, good judge of values
• Negative: impatient, wasteful, intolerant, miserly, restless, overwork, power-hungry, domineering, easily discouraged, lack of planning
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might find longer-lasting relationships and stability with someone born on one of the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 6, 14, 24, 31, Feb. 4, 12, 22, 29, Mar. 2, 10, 20, 27, Apr. 8, 18, 25, May 6, 16, 23, 30, June 4, 14, 21, 28, 30, July 2, 12, 19, 26, 28, 30, Aug. 10, 17, 24, 26, 28, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 24, 26, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 22, 24, 30, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 20, 22, 28, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 18, 20, 26, 29
Beneficial: Jan. 5, 22, 30, Feb. 3, 20, 28, Mar. 1, 18, 26, Apr. 16, 24, May 14, 22, June 12, 20, July 10, 18, 29, Aug. 8, 16, 27, 31, Sept. 6, 14, 25, 29, Oct. 4, 12, 23, 27, Nov. 2, 10, 21, 25, Dec. 9, 19, 23
Fatal attractions: Jan. 12, Feb. 10, Mar. 8, Apr. 4, 5, 6, 7, May 4, June 2
Challenging: Jan. 16, 21, Feb. 14, 19, Mar. 12, 17, 30, Apr. 10, 15, 28, May 8, 13, 26, June 6, 11, 24, July 4, 9, 22, Aug. 2, 7, 20, Sept. 5, 18, Oct. 3, 16, Nov. 1, 14, Dec. 12
Soul mates: Jan. 25, Feb. 23, Mar. 21, Apr. 19, May 17, June 15, July 13, Aug. 11, Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, 30
Love & Relationships
Friendly, charming, and gregarious, yet assertive and outspoken, you usually have an active social life. Security-conscious, you may be tempted to marry for reasons other than love. Due to your ambition and determination, ideally you need a partner who is successful in his or her own right. As you may become restless in relationships and be prone to a change of heart, you may have to develop patience to stop you from becoming bored. This can be helped by putting time aside for travel or new and exciting experiences.