January 21 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Born on the cusp of Aquarius and Capricorn, you have the advantage of being both friendly and charismatic, yet shrewd and practical. Frank and honest, with strong convictions and sharp intellect, you like to be direct and speak your mind. Original in your approach, you enjoy learning and can be prudent and discerning. Although you possess an easygoing style, you may also have to overcome a tendency to be irritable, as it might estrange you from others.
With the added influence of your Sun in the decanates of Aquarius and Virgo, you can be an inspired thinker with an ability to make accurate observations, particularly about people. Capable of good concentration, you usually take your work seriously. You can be a skillful problem solver. With a touch of the perfectionist, however, you may have to avoid becoming overly critical. Broad-minded and humanitarian, you are a free thinker who is willing to fight injustice and for the rights of others. Often original and ahead of your time with your ideas, you can be highly inventive, but may have to guard against becoming too abrupt or frank, causing upset to others.
Although part of you just wants peace and quiet, a desire for the good life usually motivates you to achieve. If inspired by an ideal or a cause, you will work twice as hard. Being confident and caring, you may find that others often turn to you for support or advice.
Up until you reach the age of twenty-nine, your progressed Sun moves through Aquarius, highlighting issues of freedom, independence, and the need to express your individuality. After the age of thirty, when your progressed Sun moves into Pisces, you become more sensitive and aware of emotional issues. You may develop a greater sense of vision or have more access to your inner world. At the age of sixty, you reach another turning point, as your progressed Sun enters Aries, accenting a greater self-orientation; you also start to feel more confident and assertive. This influence may inspire you to begin new projects.
SUN: AQUARIUS/CAPRICORN CUSP
DEGREE: 29°30’ CAPRICORN-
Altair, also called Al Tair or the Eagle; Albireo
Star’s name: Altair; also called Al Tair or the Eagle
Degree position: Aquarius 0°47’-1°43’ between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Alpha Aquila
Applicable days: January 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Star qualities: Mars/Jupiter; Uranus; Mercury
Description: a white and yellow star in the neck of the Eagle
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Altair bestows strong desires, confidence, ambition, and a liberal attitude, yet an unyielding nature as well. This star indicates that although you can be radical and rebellious or sometimes cause trouble by throwing a monkey wrench in the works, your originality, eccentricity, and ingenious ideas often compensate for your misbehavior Altair also bestows sudden bursts of wealth or success through new inventions but warns that fluctuating circumstances can frequently endanger positions of authority.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star imparts originality, popularity, and adventurous tendencies. Alta?r also urges you to seek knowledge and reveals a talent for writing and education. Often ambitious and daring, you seek a change of fortune and may enjoy unexpected gains or other benefits. Grouporiented, you can make friends and influence people.
• Positive: original, inventive, individual, humanitarian, creative
• Negative: rebellious, antagonistic, unpredictable
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
With your creative approach, you have many inspired ideas. You may wish to develop these and build up your confidence through some form of self-expression, whether art, music, writing, or drama. Alternatively, you may use your gentle charm and social skills to great success in your dealings with others. In order to avoid scattering your energies or being indecisive, you need to develop persistence and a strong sense of purpose.
Although you generally possess a detached and universal mentality, at times you may suffer from frustration. If disappointed with others, you may become resentful or rebellious. By letting go of the past and concentrating all your mental energies on your positive goals, you can avoid wasted energy. Having the added advantage of natural intuition can be a tremendous benefit if you trust your sixth sense about people and the final outcome of situations.
Work & Vocation
Being born on the cusp, you have the practical business sense of Capricorn that desires prestige as well as the insight into human nature that comes with Aquarius. This enables you to mix business with your social life. Dynamic and versatile, you have a charming personality and an ability to promote your ideas. This can help you particularly in the world of sales, promotion, and public relations. You can also succeed in commerce or Banking, where you are likely to use your people skills. Alternatively, with your strong sense of justice, you may be drawn to defend the underdog through the law or politics. Similarly, your desire to expand your knowledge can attract you to work in education, philosophy, or science. Creative and gifted, you could equally be inspired to work in careers such as design, art, acting, or music.
Famous people who share your birthday include designer Christian Dior, actors Paul Scofield, Telly Savalas, and Geena Davis, composer Jerome Kern, and opera singer Placido Domingo.
Dynamic drive and an outgoing personality are usually present in those with a number 21 birthday. Socially inclined, you have many contacts and interests. Usually you show others your friendly and gregarious personality. Intuitive, with an independent spirit, you are highly inventive and original. Having a number 21 birthday, you can be fun-loving and magnetic, with grace and charm. Alternatively, you can be shy and reserved, with a need to develop as-sertiveness, especially in close relationships. Although you can be inclined toward cooperative relationships or marriage, you always want to be acknowledged for your talents and abilities. The subinfluence of the number 1 month indicates that you are enterprising, with an independent outlook. Observant and innovative, with an inquisitive mind and plenty of energy, you need to work hard in order to achieve recognition and success, although you are usually ambitious. At times you may be stubborn and make your own decisions or strike out alone. When inspired, you have original ideas and a unique perspective.
• Positive: inspiration, creativity, love unions, long-lasting relationships
• Negative: dependency, nervous, lack of vision, fear of change
Love & Relationships
Charismatic and idealistic, you have high expectations of relationships. A flair for dealing with people indicates that you can mix well with others. Although you can at times overreact, you are a humanitarian who is very protective of those you love. Avoid letting others take advantage of your good nature if you do not want to be distracted from your own goals. Your strong personality combined with your warmth and charm can be very attractive to others.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
Success in finding the right partner may be more easily achieved with those born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 5, 9, 18, 19, 23, Feb. 3, 7, 16, 17, Mar. 1, 5, 14, 15, 31, Apr. 3, 12, 13, 29, May 1, 10, 11, 15, 27, 29, June 8, 9, 25, 27, July 6, 7, 23, 25, 31, Aug. 4, 5, 21, 23, 29, Sept. 2, 3, 7, 19, 21, 27, 30, Oct. 1, 17, 19, 25, 28, Dec. 13, 15, 21, 24
Beneficial: Jan. 1, 6, 17, Feb. 4, 15, Mar. 2, 13, Apr. 11, 30, May 9, 28, June 7, July 5, Aug. 3, 22, Sept. 1, Oct. 31, Nov. 29, Dec. 27
Fatai attractions: July 22, 23, 24, 25
Challenging: Jan. 2, 16, Feb. 14, Mar. 12, Apr. 10, May 8, June 6, July 4, Aug. 2, Dec. 30
Soul mates: Jan. 11, 31, Feb. 9, 29, Mar. 7, 27, Apr. 5, 25, May 3, 23, June 1, 21, July 19, Aug. 17, Sept. 15, Oct. 13, Nov. 11, Dec. 9