March 16 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Friendly and sociable, you often come across as an idealistic Piscean with an easygoing personality and charming nature. Although you may appear calm, you are a complex mixture of spirituality and materialism. On one hand, you have the vision and the practical skills to enter into the world of commerce and make your mark as a persuasive and successful entrepreneur or businessperson. On the other hand, your mystical and philanthropic inclinations may inspire you to be spontaneous and pursue a humanitarian cause, displaying your more compassionate nature.
The added influence of your Sun in the decanate of Scorpio implies that you are perceptive and intelligent. Although you seek to increase your understanding, you are often an introvert. With the power to heal, you are capable of transforming yourself and starting all over again. Although you have a penetrating mind and are a good investigator, you are not always keen on divulging information about yourself.
To express yourself, you may choose to unleash your imaginative thoughts through writing or other creative pursuits. Since you are often sensitive to your environment, the key to your happiness is through establishing inner harmony and peace. Your confidence increases if you replace your doubts with commitment and faith in your abilities.
Between the ages of five and thirty-four, as your progressed Sun moves through Aries, you gradually become more confident, assertive, and ambitious. You may decide to pioneer new endeavors or learn to be straightforward in your dealings with others. At the age of thirty-five there is another turning point as your Sun enters Taurus. After this time you slow down and have a need for more permanence and financial protection in your life. From the age of sixty-five, when your progressed Sun enters Gemini, you develop a heightened interest in communication and the exchange of ideas.
DECANATE: SCORPIO/PLUTO DEGREE: 24°30’-25°30’ PISCES
Star’s name: Markab
Degree position: 22°29’-23°22’ Pisces between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Alpha Pegasus
Applicable days: March 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
Star qualities: Mars/Mercury
Description: a bright white star located on the wing of Pegasus
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Markab’s influence bestows a spirit of enterprise, powers of resolution, and a determined mind. This star imparts a love of discussion or argument, good judgment, practical skills and dexterity, and quickness at repartee. You probably have the ability to retaliate in the right manner with impressive speech and can utilize situations to your advantage.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, Markab bestows love of travel, creative and artistic talents, and success in dealing with the public. This star brings an aptitude for business and material gain, which may be achieved through the ability to think and act quickly and intuitively. You may feel stimulated to pursue an interest in higher education, spirituality, philosophy, or writing. Markab also warns against complacency and a lack of enthusiasm, which you may need to overcome.
• Positive: energetic, creative, enterprising
• Negative: fault-finding, willfulness, irritability, rashness and premature actions
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
Love and relationships are especially important to you, and you often have a desire to make other people happy. This can be expressed as humanitarian caring or warmhearted generosity. Sensitive and receptive to your surroundings, however, you may find it hard to be spontaneous or demonstrate your affection in an open way if you feel restricted. As financial security and self-worth are also important to your well-being, you may sometimes be caught between duty and your personal desires. Through your experiences, you come to value the power of love.
Being idealistic, you may be tested as to how far you will compromise to get the rewards that you need and deserve. It is important to establish a balance between standing up for your rights and being caring and sensitive.
Work & Vocation
Charming and imaginative, with a sensitive eye for color and style, you can succeed as a designer and image maker. Although you are sociable and gregarious, you take financial considerations seriously and are good at combining business and pleasure. A need to express yourself implies that if you are not creative yourself, you like to work with beautiful objects and are often drawn to dealing in art or antiques. Alternatively, your imaginative and original thoughts may draw you to writing and journalism or the media and publishing world. A net-worker who is interested in people, you can be an excellent diplomat or mediator. As a humanitarian and spiritual person, you also have unique powers to heal and comfort those less fortunate than yourself.
Famous people who share your birthday include comedian Jerry Lewis, actress Isabelle Huppert, director Bernardo Bertolucci, actor Hardy Kruger, and songwriter Nancy Wilson.
A number 16 birthday suggests that you are thoughtful, sensitive, and friendly. Although analytical, you often judge life and people according to how you feel. As a number 16 personality, however, you can experience inner tensions when facing friction between a need for self-expression and responsibility to others. With a number 16 birthday, you may be interested in world affairs and may join international corporations or the media world. The creative ones among you have a talent for writing with sudden flashes of inspiration. You may need to learn how to balance between being overly confident and being doubtful and insecure. The subinfluence of the number 3 month indicates that you are idealistic, creative, and full of original thoughts. Although you are easygoing and friendly, you like to make up your own mind and are usually autonomous. Intuitive and sensitive, you may need to develop faith in your abilities and guard against business worries. Although you may think that money can solve all your problems, your emotional insecurities usually have very little to do with financial matters. When inspired, you are dynamic and motivated and able to use your power to encourage others rather than dictate your own wishes.
• Positive: higher education, responsibilities to home and family, integrity, intuitive, social, cooperative, insightful
• Negative: worry, irresponsible, self-promoting, opinionated, skeptical, fussy, irritable, selfish
Love & Relationships
Idealistic and young at heart, for love and a happy relationship you are often willing to make some kind of sacrifice. Romantic by nature, you often believe that love and devotion can conquer all. Just be careful not to martyr yourself to someone unworthy of you. On occasion you may end up with someone from a different age group or background. Generous and loving, you can be a caring and protective partner. Although you can be gentle, in relationships you prefer to be honest and have a strong sense of responsibility.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
If you are looking for your ideal friend or relationship, you may have better luck with someone born on one of the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 4, 8, 9, 18, 19, 23, Feb. 2, 6, 16, 17, 21, Mar. 4, 14, 15, 19, 28, 30, Apr. 2, 12, 13, 17, 26, 28, 30, May 1, 10, 11, 15, 24, 26, 28, June 8, 9, 13, 22, 24, 26, July 6, 7, 11, 20, 22, 24, 30, Aug. 4, 5, 9, 18, 20, 22, 28, Sept. 2, 3, 7, 16, 18, 20, 26, Oct. 1, 5, 14, 16, 18, 24, Nov. 3, 12, 14, 16, 22, Dec. 1, 10, 12, 14, 20
Beneficial: Jan. 5, 16, 27, Feb. 3, 14, 25, Mar. 1, 12, 23, Apr. 10, 21, May 8, 19, June 6, 17, July 4, 15, Aug. 2, 13, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, 30, Nov. 7, 28, Dec. 5, 26, 30 Fatal attractions: Jan. 17, Feb. 15, Mar. 13, Apr. 11, May 9, June 7, July 5, Aug. 3, Sept. 1, 16, 17, 18, 19
Challenging: Jan. 1, 10, 15, Feb. 8, 13, Mar. 6, 11, Apr. 4, 9, May 2, 7, June 5, July 3, 29, Aug. 1, 27, Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 21, Dec. 19, 29
Soul mates: Aug. 30, Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 24, Dec. 22