October 15 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Charming, quick at assessing situations, and never lacking in inspiration, you are a sociable Libra with a flair for people and diplomacy. With an appreciation of beauty, color, and sound, you possess creative talents that you may wish to develop through artistic self-expression. Clever and shrewd, with good mental potential, you are likely to keep yourself active and be constantly upgrading your knowledge. Skeptical, yet with a certain childlike innocence, you gradually come to learn the benefits of listening to your intuition. This helps you to act spontaneously and seize the opportunities of the moment. Just be careful that in your quest for the best that life can offer, too great a love of luxury or social excesses do not deter you from your path.
With the added influence of your decanate ruler, Gemini, you are articulate and mentally curious. You are likely to have an interest in creative communication and education as well as a talent for writing. With a quick wit and pleasant voice, you have the potential for social entertaining and public speaking. Versatile and adaptable, you love to please and can talk to anyone about anything. It may be necessary, however, to keep yourself challenged intellectually and take responsibility for developing your fine mind to make the most of your wonderful cerebral potential.
Although generally easygoing and wishing to keep life harmonious, on occasion you may have to guard against becoming irritable, obstinate, or suffering from nervous tension. Yoga, martial arts, or sports can be a good release for your anxieties and help you balance your overactive mind.
From the age of eight, when your progressed Sun moves into Scorpio, there is a growing emphasis over the next thirty years on issues regarding emotional change and personal power. A turning point occurs as you reach the age of thirty-eight, when your progressed Sun moves into Sagittarius, expanding your mental perspective and indicating that you may wish to be more adventurous or take up new interests such as travel and visiting foreign places. After the age of sixty-eight, when your progressed Sun enters Capricorn, you become more pragmatic, cautious, and prudent.
DEGREE: 21°30’-22°30’ LIBRA
Spica, also known as Ishtar or Arista; Foramen
Star’s name: Spica, also known as Ishtar or Arista
Degree position: 22°51’-23°46’ Libra between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Alpha Virgo
Applicable days: October 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Star qualities: varied: Venus/Mars or Venus/Jupiter/Mercury
Description: a brilliant white binary star located in the head of wheat in Virgo
Your Secret Self
With an ability to analyze people, you are a good psychologist and are usually skillful at making contacts. Your keen understanding of human nature, combined with your flashes of insight, can translate into a genuine desire to help others or a quest for wisdom. At times you are high-spirited and playful, with a love of entertaining. Alternatively, a more serious and introspective side to your personality occasionally needs solitude to reflect and relax. With all your many talents, you need only develop faith and discrimination to achieve outstanding success.
With an inner power and drive to accomplish, you can be very determined and, if inspired, will work really hard to manifest your plans and ideals. Understanding the value of things, you can be successful at acquiring wealth and status, though you need to have a strong sense of purpose to achieve satisfaction. By using your competitive spirit constructively, you can benefit from a most productive work influence.
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Spica is one of the predominant stars in the sky and it is of great importance. This star bestows good judgment and unexpected turns of good fortune. Spica also suggests refinement, interest in science, and love of culture and art. Honors and riches increase after your education is completed. Spica can also bring success in foreign lands, long voyages, and trading in imports and exports.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, Spica offers eminent position, good social connections, success in business undertakings, and an ability to gain from new ideas and inventions. You have good concentration, are intuitive, and possess psychic abilities. Associations with intellectual activities and big organizations can bring success. You enjoy dealing with the public and can acquire immense wealth, especially from commercial enterprises.
• Positive: economical, pragmatic, focused goals
• Negative: too extravagant, constantly changing direction, unsettled mind
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Work & Vocation
Intelligent, with a friendly personality, you enjoy a challenge and are often mentally restless. Your enthusiasm and good communication skills grant success in occupations linked to promotion, publishing, and education. A love of art suggests that you are creative and sensitive, with a talent for writing or music. Determined and persuasive, you can make the most of your communication skills as a lawyer, salesperson, or agent. Being analytical, you possibly possess technical skills that may find an outlet through working with computers and various types of engineering. By developing your fine mind, you may become involved in philosophy, metaphysics, or subjects of a more profound nature. A humanitarian streak may draw you to careers such as social work, psychology, or the healing professions.
Famous people who share your birthday include philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, writers Oscar Wilde and P. G. Wodehouse, poet Virgil, Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, businessman Lee Iaccoca, baseball player Jim Palmer, economist John Kenneth Galbraith, and actress/director Penny Marshall.
Versatility, enthusiasm, and restlessness are suggested by the number 15 birthday. Your greatest assets are your strong instincts and the ability to learn quickly through combining theory and practice. Often you utilize your intuitive powers and are quick at recognizing opportunities when they arise. With a number 15 birthday, you possess a talent for attracting money or receiving help and support from others. Carefree and resolute, you welcome the unexpected and like to take a gamble. The subinfluence of the number 10 month indicates that you are highly intuitive and idealistic and need to trust your own feelings rather than overrationalize and have doubts. Usually stimulated by what you read or hear, you have a mind full of information and you benefit from directing your mental forces toward education, literature, and spirituality. Having faith in your inspired ideas and an eye for detail suggests that you can express yourself creatively through writing.
• Positive: willing, generous, responsible, kind, cooperative, appreciative, creative ideas
• Negative: disruptive, restless, irresponsible, unhelpful, self-centered, loss of faith, worry, indecision, misusing power
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
For that someone special, you might want to look among those born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 11, 21, 28, 31, Feb. 9, 19, 26, 29, Mar. 17, 24, 27, 31, Apr. 15, 22, 25, May 13, 20, 23, 27, June 1, 11, 18, 21, July 9, 16, 19, Aug. 7, 14, 17, 31, Sept. 5, 12, 15, 29, Oct. 3, 10, 13, 17, 27, 29, 31, Nov. 1, 8, 11, 25, 27, 29, Dec. 6, 9, 23, 25, 27
Beneficial: Jan. 9, 12, 18, 24, 29, Feb. 7, 10, 16, 22, 27, Mar. 5, 8, 14, 20, 25, Apr. 3, 6, 12, 18, 23, May 1, 10, 16, 21, 31, June 2, 8, 14, 19, 29, July 6, 12, 17, 27, Aug. 4, 10, 15, 25, Sept. 2, 8, 13, 23, Oct. 6, 11, 21, Nov. 4, 9, 19, Dec. 2, 7, 17
Fatal attractions: Jan. 3, Feb. 1, Apr. 10, 11, 12, 13, 30, May 28, June 26, July 24, Aug. 22, Sept. 20, Oct. 18, Nov. 16, Dec. 14
Challenging: Jan. 7, 8, 19, 28, Feb. 5, 6, 17, 26, Mar. 3, 4, 15, 24, Apr. 1, 2, 13, 22, May 11, 20, June 9, 18, July 7, 16, Aug. 5, 14, Sept. 3, 12, Oct. 1, 10, Nov. 8, Dec. 6
Soul mates: Jan. 3, 19, Feb. 1, 17, Mar. 15, Apr. 13, May 11, June 9, July 7, Aug. 5, Sept. 3, Oct. 1
Love & Relationships
Attracted to hardworking, ambitious, and self-made people, you need a partner who can keep up with your dynamic mental energy. With your natural charm, you should have no problem attracting admirers. Your skepticism, however, indicates that you probably take your time before committing yourself to a long-term relationship. Social contacts and group activities are important to you, as they help you develop your skills at analyzing people. Men of this birthday are particularly drawn to powerful and independent women, although women in general can prove particularly lucky for anybody born on this date. Once you do settle down, you can be very loyal and supportive.