October 4 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Your birthday reveals you to be imaginative, sensitive, and creative, a Libra with an adventurous spirit. Honest and direct, you possess natural diplomatic skills and have a keen awareness of relationships. Being friendly and socially inclined, you have an attractive charm and are generally concerned with the image you present. With your versatile personality, you often seek out new and exciting experiences. You may, however, have to guard against tendencies to be too impatient or restless.
With the added influence of your decanate ruler, Aquarius, you are a creative and original thinker. Interested in the psychology of how people interrelate, you are open-minded and enjoy debate. Appreciating beauty and luxury, you have innate creative talents that can be developed to find expression in writing, music, art, or drama. Possessing the power to concentrate upon a particular aim and give it your full attention, you can be very determined once you have finally made up your mind.
Although travel often features prominently in your life, you also need the security and comfort of your own home. A struggle between idealistic and materialistic tendencies suggests that uncertainty, indecision, and loss of focus may be your greatest challenges.
At the age of nineteen, when your progressed Sun moves into Scorpio for thirty years, you reach a turning point in your life that highlights a growing need for emotional change, intensity, and transformation. Another turning point occurs at the age of forty-nine, when your progressed Sun moves into Sagittarius, indicating that you are likely to become more adventurous or philosophical. This may encourage you to study and broaden your horizons, or to have more of an interest in foreign people and places.
DEGREE: 10°30-11°30’ LIBRA
Vindemiatrix, also called Vindemiator or the Grapes Gatherer; Caphir also called Porrima
Star’s name: Vindemiatrix, also called Vindemiator or the Grapes Gatherer
Degree position: 8°57’-9°57’ Libra between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Epsilon Virgo
Applicable days: October 1, 2, 3, 4
Star qualities: varied interpretations: Mercury/Saturn and Saturn/Venus/Mercury
Description: a bright yellow star located on the right wing of Virgo
Your Secret Self
Sensitive, full of creative ideas, and possessing a strong sense of vision, you have the potential to manifest your original and inspired concepts. These can help you overcome possible worries about changing finances or insecurities around making the right decisions. Nevertheless, your need for self-expression and love of freedom ensure that, if despondent, you do not stay down for long.
Being clever, you learn quickly but need to develop detachment to avoid frustration or disappointment. The humanitarian side of your nature, however, is able to look past personal problems to a more universal perspective. Although you may have an extravagant streak, your knack for sensing when opportunities can offer a financial reward can help you rapidly advance in life.
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Vindemiatrix’s influence indicates that although you possess a quick mind, at times you are impulsive or indiscreet. This star bestows concentration, logical thinking, and the ability to come straight to the point. You tend to approach problems methodically and persist until you resolve them. Vindemiatrix, howeven also suggests that you can be obstinate or unyielding.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star imparts leadership ability, pride, and a drive to accomplish and be recognized. You often conceal your cleverness and have a tendency to make insubstantial statements. This star also indicates that success comes mainly after effort, and it implies a tendency to worry over money and failure even when there is no need to.
• Positive: reserved, clever; consistency, patience, methodical
• Negative: depression, worry, losses if not careful with monetary matters
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Work & Vocation
Ambitious, capable, and versatile, you often have many interests and are likely to explore many avenues before you settle into a career. With your love of variety, it is vital to choose a career that can offer opportunities for progress and change and does not involve routine. Possessing a strong visual sense, you are highly aware of image making and are suitable for occupations in media, graphics, design, or photography. Generally hardworking, with people skills, you enjoy being creative and artistic and are likely to be successful in work connected with foreign places. With your capacity for deep thought, you may also become involved in careers that utilize your mental abilities, such as in research, philosophy, or education.
Famous people who share your birthday include actors Buster Keaton and Charlton Heston, actress Susan Sarandon, artist Jean Millet, designer Terence Conran, singer Patti LaBelle, writers Alvin Toffler and Jackie Collins, and Saint Francis of Assisi.
The solid structure and orderly power suggested by the number 4 birthday indicate that you need stability and like to establish order. Endowed with energy, practical skills, and strong determination, you can achieve success through hard work. Security-conscious, you like to build a strong foundation for yourself and your family. A pragmatic approach to life confers a good business sense and an ability to achieve material success in life. As a number 4 person, you are usually honest, frank, and fair. The challenges for a number 4 individual may include overcoming periods of instability or financial worry. The subinfluence of the number 10 month indicates that you are ambitious and independent, with strong instincts and an inquisitive mind. Progressive and adaptable, you want to have the freedom to encounter different experiences. These may include travel for business and pleasure. Although you are witty and enthusiastic, willing to try anything new, on occasion you can be unpredictable or inconsistent and act in an irresponsible manner.
• Positive: organized, self-discipline, steady, hardworking, craftsmanship, good with your hands, pragmatism, trusting, exact
• Negative: uncommunicative, repressed, rigid, lazy, unfeeling, procrastination, too economical, bossy, hidden affections, resentful, strict
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might find a partner who can help you express yourself and keep you mentally stimulated among those born on the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 2, 6, 10, 20, 25, 29, Feb. 4, 8, 18, 27, Mar. 2, 6, 16, 25, 28, 30, Apr. 4, 14, 23, 26, 28, 30, May 2, 12, 21, 24, 26, 28, 30, June 10, 15, 19, 22, 24, 26, 28, July 8, 17, 20, 22, 24, 26, Aug. 6, 15, 18, 20, 22, 24, Sept. 4, 13, 16, 18, 20, 22, Oct. 2, 11, 14, 16, 18, 20, Nov. 9, 12, 14, 16, 18, Dec. 7, 10, 12, 14, 16
Beneficial: Jan. 7, 13, 18, 28, Feb. 5, 11, 16, 26, Mar. 3, 9, 14, 24, Apr. 1, 7, 12, 22, May 5, 10, 20, June 3, 8, 18, July 1, 6, 16, Aug. 4, 14, Sept. 2, 12, 30, Oct. 10, 28, Nov. 8, 26, 30, Dec. 6, 24, 28
Fatal attractions: Jan. 25, Feb. 23, Mar. 21, 30, 31, Apr. 1, 2, 19, May 17, June 15, July 13, Aug. 11, Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 5, Dec. 3
Challenging: Jan. 3, 17, Feb. 1, 15, Mar. 13, Apr. 11, May 9, 30, June 7, 28, July 5, 26, 29, Aug. 3, 24, 27, Sept. 1, 22, 25, Oct. 20, 23, Nov. 18, 21, Dec. 16, 19
Soul mates: Jan. 18, Feb. 16, Mar. 14, Apr. 12, May 10, 29, June 8, 27, July 6, 25, Aug. 4, 23, Sept. 2, 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 17, Dec. 15
Love & Relationships
Charismatic and entertaining, you usually have many admirers. Since you are a Libra and socially inclined, love and friendships are especially important to you. With your quick and observant grasp of people and natural sense of humor, you can be an entertaining companion. Ideally, in relationships you need someone who is intelligent and with whom you can share your interests. At times, however, you may become reserved and not show your true feelings.