April 20 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Being on the cusp of Aries and Taurus, you enjoy both the drive or assertive-ness of Aries and the practical determination of Taurus. Ambitious yet sensitive, you possess a strong need for material stability and advancement. This also implies that it may be necessary for you to find a balance between your natural compassion and a tendency to be too self-oriented or authoritarian.
The desire for success and security indicated by your birthday also suggests that you are keen to gain the approval of others and can therefore be friendly and receptive. Your personal magnetism often helps you to overcome early setbacks, and your intuitive power frequently comes to your assistance. These qualities invariably help you grasp a situation quickly and precisely.
Friendly and outgoing, you may nevertheless be sensitive to other people’s criticism. By developing a more rational perspective, you can avoid being easily hurt by others.
With your down-to-earth, no-nonsense approach and natural diplomatic skills, you enjoy work involving cooperation with others and are in your element when you can mix business and pleasure or when promoting ideas linked to financial gains.
In your early years there is an especially strong influence from a female figure, usually the mother. Up to the age of thirty, when your progressed Sun is transiting through Taurus, there is an emphasis on material stability, status, and financial security. A turning point occurs at the beginning of your thirties, when the progressed Sun moves into Gemini, stimulating you to widen your interests and placing, more significance on knowledge, communication, and study. From around the age of sixty your progressed Sun moves into Cancer, highlighting your emotional needs, home, and family.
SUN: ARIES/TAURUS CUSP
DEGREE: 29°30’ ARIES-0°30’ TAURUS
Star’s name: Mirach, also called Andromeda’s Girdle
Degree position: 29° 17 Aries to 0°24’ Taurus between the years 1930 and 2000
Orb: 2° 10’
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
Your Secret Self
A natural instinct for quickly assessing people and situations helps put you one step ahead in getting what you want. Whether using this ability to sell one of your many ideas or to make contacts, you like to initiate projects. When working with others, it is important to avoid using power tactics by developing the art of compromise, diplomacy, and cooperation.
At a deep level you possess extremely strong desires. When these are channeled into selfless love and service, they can be a powerful force for the betterment of others. Be careful of allowing this tremendous force for good to become blocked by fears about money. Since you have the ability to manifest your will on an outer level, it is essential that you know precisely what you want and why.
Work & Vocation
With your enthusiasm, courage, commitment, and executive abilities, you may pursue a career in commerce such as negotiator, agent, or financial advisor. You thrive on new beginnings or challenges, and in business have an ability to spot opportunities. You have the magic capacity to manifest things materially with your strong, focused will and determination. Motivated by a strong combination of idealism and practicality, you possess natural abilities for leadership, particularly as a manager, executive, or entrepreneur. A strong dramatic sense and creative ability may attract you to a career in the arts or entertainement.
Famous people born on your birthday include actors Daniel Day Lewis and Ryan O’Neal, painter Joan Miró, singer Luther Vandross, and actress Jessica Lange.
As a number 20 birthday, you are intuitive, sensitive, adaptable, and understanding, and you often see yourself as a part of a larger group. Usually you enjoy cooperative activities where you can interact, share experiences, or learn from others. Charming and gracious, you develop diplomatic and social skills and can move in different social circles with ease. You may, however, need to develop your confidence or overcome a tendency to be easily hurt by the actions and criticism of others or to be overly dependent. You are a master at creating a congenial and harmonious atmosphere. The subinfluence of the number 4 month indicates that you can be practical and realistic, yet loving and supportive. Trust your premonitions and avoid becoming worried about others, especially if they cause hurt and mistrust. Since you are often a perfectionist, it is imperative for you to know that you have done your best. You may need to overcome a tendency to criticize or be dissatisfied, and you should learn to make up your own mind rather than listen to the opinions of others.
• Positive: good partnerships, gentleness, tact, receptivity, intuition, consideration, harmony, agreeableness, amicable nature, ambassador of goodwill
• Negative: suspicion, lack of confidence, timidity, oversensitivity, overemotional reactions, selfishness, deceit
Love & Relationships
Friendly and good-hearted, you are likely to experience a busy life and enjoy meeting new people. A tendency to rush into relationships, however, warns that you often change your mind and feel uncertain about long-term commitments. A love of change implies that you may have a great deal of variety and excitement, travel, and adventure in your life. Due to your ambition and determination, ideally you need a partner who is as active and hardworking as you are. Although generally warm and caring, you can at times display selfish and domineering behavior with your loved ones. Through learning patience and impartiality you find balance and emotional stability.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You may feel more inspired to share your love and affection with those born on the following days.
Love & friendship: Jan. 14, 24, 31, Feb. 12, 22, 23, 29, Mar. 10, 20, 27, Apr. 8, 18, 25, May 6, 16, 23, 30, June 4, 14, 15, 21, 28, 30, July 2, 12, 19, 26, 28, 30, Aug. 10, 11, 17, 24, 26, 28, Sept. 8, 15, 22, 24, 26, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 22, 24, 30, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 20, 22, 28, Dec. 2, 9, 16, 18, 20, 26, 29
Beneficial: Jan. 5, 22, 30, Feb. 3, 20, 28, Mar. 1, 18, 26, Apr. 16, 24, May 14, 22, June 12, 20, July 10, 18, 29, Aug. 8, 16, 27, 31, Sept. 6, 14, 25, 29, Oct. 4, 12, 23, 27, Nov. 2, 10, 21, 25, Dec. 9, 19, 23
Fatal attractions: Jan. 12, Feb. 10, Mar. 8, Apr. 6, May 4, June 2, Oct. 24, 25
Challenging: Jan. 16, 21, Feb. 14, 19, Mar. 12, 17, 30, Apr. 10, 15, 28, May 8, 13, 26, June 6, 11, 24, July 4, 9, 22, Aug. 2, 7, 20, Sept. 5, 18, Oct. 3, 16, Nov. 1, 14, Dec. 12
Soul mates: Jan. 25, Feb. 23, Mar. 21, Apr. 19, May 17, June 15, July 13, Aug. 11, Sept. 9, Oct. 7, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, 30