April 21 Zodiac Birthday Signs – The influence of your birthday suggests that you are an intelligent, independent, and competent individual with a straightforward style. Capable of being judicious and careful, as well as inventive and open to new ideas, you like to present a bold and assertive front. Being born on the cusp of both Aries and Taurus, you have the benefits of two zodiac signs. This reveals that you are original and daring, yet sensual, with artistic talents. Unfortunately, this double influence can also make you twice as stubborn and inclined to overindulge.
Since you are very clever, education can be a vital component in utilizing your outstanding potential. Although a pragmatist, you need interests that stimulate your intellectual curiosity and expand your knowledge. You like emotional honesty and strong foundations to what you achieve in life, so it is important to have a secure base to work from. Usually this refers to your home, but it can also relate to business or other areas of your life. Once this is in place you feel able to express your natural authority and realize that you can command a situation through your wisdom. Women of this day often think in a masculine way, but both sexes have to guard against a tendency to become too domineering.
Up to the age of twenty-nine you are likely to be concerned with stability and financial security. After the age of thirty, when your progressed Sun moves into Gemini, there is an emphasis on clear communication as well as new interests. This continues until the beginning of your sixties, when your progressed Sun enters Cancer. After this time you may feel a stronger need for emotional security, and your home and family are likely to play a more important role in your life.
SUN: TAURUS/ARIES CUSP
DEGREE: 0°-1°30’ TAURUS
Mirach, also called Andromeda’s Girdle; Mira, also called Stella Mira
Star’s name: Mirach, also called Andromeda’s Girdle
Degree position: 29° 17’ Aries to 0°24’ Taurus between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Beta Andromedae
Applicable days: April 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
Star qualities: Neptune and Venus
Description: a reddish yellow star located in the side of the girdle of Andromeda
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Mirach bestows sensitivity a dreamy and idealistic nature, and a refined sense of beauty. Frequently you have a gregarious and cheerful outlook, personal charm, a desire for happiness, and a love of company. The positive influence that this star carries endows you with imaginative power, inspiration, and ideas based on artistic creation. Often you possess mediumistic tendencies and a love of daydreaming. Although adventurous, you can also be devoted and visionary. You have a stimulating influence on others and can make friends easily. Often you are helped in life by others.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star bestows a talent for composing or playing music. Your goal may be to create the real out of the ideal. This star also implies that eccentricity might be linked to a lack of self-confidence.
• Positive: altruism, brilliant mind, inclination to mysticism, idealism, good taste, artistic talents, wide range of interests
• Negative: secret bad habits, romantic preoccupation, excessive idealism, delusion
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
A combination of inner power and the ability to deal skillfully with people on a personal level suggests that you do not feel happy in a subservient position. You may exert your power by challenging others, either negatively, through becoming hooked into power games, or positively, through friendly rivalry. You love to exchange ideas with others and seem to have an instinct for working or sharing through collective efforts. Your outer appearance may often be a false front to your inner strength and hide your sensitivity and idealism.
Sometimes you may overtax yourself in your desire to fulfill your responsibilities; often you work hard and do not stop until you achieve your objectives. You realize the importance of patience and perseverance in order to realize long-term aims or objectives. Despite your hard work and dedication, you may have to overcome a tendency to be controlling or overly materialistic. Your determination, however, can also be remarkable and uncompromising, even when you are not particularly interested in the job at hand.
Work & Vocation
As others will recognize your ability to take command and work hard, you will naturally rise to a position of authority in any career. Your mental powers make education of some description essential to bring out your exceptional potential. Your keen intellect and good imagination can give you a need to express yourself in words, either speaking, writing, singing, or acting. You may therefore find yourself being drawn to a career as a teacher, judge, reformer, or entertainer. If in business, you may be particularly drawn to investments, the stock market, sales, publishing, advertising, real estate, and products of the land.
Famous people who share your birthday include Queen Elizabeth II, writer Charlotte Brontë, musician Iggy Pop, psychologist Rollo May, actress Andie McDowell, and actors Anthony Quinn and Charles Grodin.
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 4 month indicates that you are practical and responsible, yet thoughtful and imaginative, with analytical skills. Although you desire the company of others, often you need a private and peaceful environment where you can spend time thinking and reflecting. It may also be necessary to overcome a tendency to be skeptical by developing trust and sincerity. Trusting your intuition helps you to become more assertive and self-disciplined. Overcome the fear of failure by having fun and trying new things. Avoid hasty decisions and learn to accept criticism.
• Positive: inspiration, creativity, love unions, long-lasting relationships
• Negative: dependency, nervousness, loss of emotional control, lack of vision, disappointment, fear of change
Love & Relationships
A strong need for emotional stability suggests that while you desire an active and mentally challenging life, you also seek a peaceful home life. With your powers of persuasion, you usually do your utmost to keep relationships on an even keel. However, you may learn that being too critical or arrogant can create tension and unrest. You enjoy mentally stimulating people and need to share a common interest with your partner. You possess a protective nature that safeguards others.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
For love and a stable relationship, you may want to look out for someone born on one of the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 8, 11, 13, 15, 17, 25, Feb. 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 24, Mar. 7, 9, 11, 13, 21, 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, 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: Oct. 23, 24, 25
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