Aries information

Aries The Ram

March 21 to April 20

Aries Traits

Adventurous and energetic
Pioneering and courageous
Enthusiastic and confident
Dynamic and quick-witted

Aries On the dark side...

Selfish and quick-tempered
Impulsive and impatient
Foolhardy and daredevil

Created by your Astrologer Michael Thiessen!

Aries! About Your Sign...

The spring equinox, March 21, is the beginning of the new zodiacal year and Aries, the first sign, is therefore that of new beginnings. The young ram is adventurous, ambitious, impulsive, enthusiastic

and full of energy. The Arian is a pioneer both in thought and action, very open to new ideas and a lover of freedom. They welcome challenges and will not be diverted from their purpose except by their own impatience, which will surface if they don't get quick results.

Aries subjects are courageous leaders

Endowed with a genuine concern for those they command, being responsible people, it is rare that they will use their subordinates to obtain their own objectives as leaders, but occasionally it does happen. They do not make very good followers because they are too "take charge". They may be unwilling to obey or submit to directions for which they can see no reason, or with which they disagree. They are much concerned with self, both positively and negatively - self-reliant but also self centered (sometimes) and concerned with their own personal advancement and physical satisfaction. Their immense energy makes them aggressive and restless, argumentative occasionally, headstrong, quick tempered, easily offended and capable of holding grudges if they feel themselves affronted.

As the first sign in the zodiac, you, as an Arian (as you are referred to), is to simply "get something started and lead the way". The Sun in this zodiac position gives your will free rein to express itself. You could be doing this in the form of some leadership role, or by forcing others to look at themselves in a new way. You can accomplish this by knowingly carrying out a deliberate act in the name of some cause that moves you. A negative effect of this sun sign is that you could sometimes unknowingly make it hard for others to relate to you, as you really are.

In personal relationships Arians are frank...

Can be very direct and candid, and make enthusiastic and generous friends. You are liable to have a high sex drive and make passionate but fastidious lovers. There is, however, a negative side to your associations with other people. You can easily be irritated by slowness or moderation in your companions and, though yourselves sensitive, ride roughshod over the sensitivities of others.

The intensity of your sexual urges can drive you to promiscuity and a Don Juan-like counting of conquests of the opposite sex. It can also trick you into early unwise marriage which may end disastrously. Arians are highly devoted to their children, even to the point of laying down their own lives, so that they might live. You will not find a more defensive and loving parent in all the zodiac.

It is preferable to be aware of your pioneering spirit and not disregard it. For in acknowledging it you not only enjoy life more, but you avoid being pushed around by others. Your nature is usually push or be pushed, with little middle ground. This can at times be objectionable to others, but you must have the freedom to act, rather then just thinking about it, getting pent-up in the process. At all costs you need to avoid negative emotions such as resentment, regret and self-pity, for they would deny you what is essential to your nature: straightforwardness.

Mentally Aries people are intellectual and objective

Even so, but can be in rare situations bigoted and extremist in religion and politics. They are good champions of lost causes and last-ditch resistance. They are quick-witted but sometimes foolhardy and over optimistic, lacking thoroughness and the ability to evaluate difficulties in the undertakings into which they often rush impulsively. The great need of Aries natives is to exercise an iron self-control, to discipline the qualities and tendencies of their character to the advantage, not the detriment, of the society in which they move.

As an Arian, you like a challenge that will stir you to action. This challenge may just be frustration; or at a more controlled level, you may have clear direction and know what or whom you're fighting for. If your direction is not clear, then ask yourself and listen to your inner voice. You will come up with an answer. An Arian without a direction in which to go, or a without a cause to fight for, would be against your nature and make you more a "sheep" then a ram!

Aries, do not be afraid to be forceful...

Keep in mind this is the very core of your nature. If you feel fear in your heart, then look for a history of negative events in you personal history, such as violence or abuse from others. Being fearful may also indicate a household in childhood that negated independence and personal initiative in you. This could have inhibited your natural urge to go forward into life as the leader and champion you were born to be. Conversely, such bad influences could also have led you to be overly forceful, or to be unsympathetic to your own need and sensitivity.

You make good athletes and climbers, doctors, explorers (of new ideas as well as uncharted territory, the latter in these days including adventuring into outer space), soldiers, sailors and airmen, and leaders, though awkward subordinates, in industry and politics.

Much as you are the Ram, there is still the little lamb in you, which means that at times you would attain your goals more easily by gently giving in without resistance to the demands of a given social situation, rather than getting your horns entangled in something larger and more powerful than yourself. This is a talent akin to knowing the difference between what you can change, and what you cannot. This of course takes patience, the acquiring of which is definitely your greatest achievement, along with your sense of your own inner softness.

Possible Health Concerns...

Aries governs the head and brain, and Arians are said to be prone to headaches, particularly migraines, sunstroke, neuralgia and depression. Indigestion and nervous disorders are also threats to you, and your rashness, impetuosity and wholesale physical commitment make you liable to accidents and physical injuries.

You like extremes. Physical, emotional and mental, and benefit profoundly by experiencing them; but if your extremism goes too far beyond social acceptability, then expect to be extremely lonely.

  • Action
  • Coming in first
  • Challenges
  • Championing Causes
  • Spontaneity
  • Waiting Around
  • Admitting Failure
  • No opposition
  • Tyranny
  • Other peoples advice ;)


As with all sun signs, we all have unique traits to our personalities. When these traits are suppressed, or unrealized, problems will arise. However, with astrology we can examine the problem and assess the proper solution based on the sun sign characteristics. As an Arian you may see things below that really strike home. Try the solution, you most likely will be amazed at the results. If you find yourself on the receiving end of the negatives below, it is because you are failing to express the positive.

PROBLEM: Projects that come to nothing. Partnerships full of conflict and argument.
SOLUTION: See your role as the "person with ideas" then, work on inspiring others to carry them out. Develop a higher capacity to "listen" and not speak.

PROBLEM: Lacking real coherence and direction. Failing to contemplate, only pretending to be decisive.
SOLUTION: What springs from your actions is only a reflection of your heart. Soul search and resolve some personal issues you may have buried.

PROBLEM: Being deserted by others because they cannot make you notice them and their feelings in any other way.
SOLUTION: If you truly have a point, if you don't they won't. Examine your attitude and put yourself in their shoes.

PROBLEM: Always tripping over yourself, inviting conflict and harsh treatment. Getting deflated.
SOLUTION: Learn the art of looking before you leap. Which means first finding out what it is you wish to make happen first, then act.

Your ruling planet is MARS
. Aries ruling planet is mars

Mean distance from the Sun (AU) 1.524
Sidereal period of orbit (years) 1.88
Equatorial radius (km) 3,397
Polar radius (km) 3,380
Body rotation period (hours) 24.62
Tilt of equator to orbit (degrees) 23.98
Number of observed satellites 2

Mean Radius Distance from Planet Satellites: (km) (x 1,000 km) Phobos 11 9.38 Deimos 6 23.48

Some more interesting facts about your sign:


The animal associated with you sign is this noble looking ram. The Ram first appeared in Egypt, alternating with a goose's head as the symbol of Aries; its origin is a mystery.
The color of choice for Aries is RED


Your starstone is the precious Diamond. The diamond is considered the greatest of stones, revered throughout the ages for its great beauty, and strength, and also for its powerful positive spiritual and physical influences. The diamond is said to enhance the wearer with charm and beauty. Physically it strengthens the kidneys and reproductive organs and gives protection in severe disease. The ancient Romans believed that the diamond, when worn on the left arm, next to the skin, would give the wearer bravery and daring. During the Middle Ages Queen Elizabeth I was given a diamond to ward off the plague.


There is, and always have been, a controversy over "starstones".Starstones are NOT birthstones. I give you here in these pages the stones that are called your starstones, (planet stones), which viberates the strongest to your planet or sign, NOT to the month that you were born. I would also like it if those who think they know precisely what their stone is to go to the library and reference some good Astrology books such as 'Parkers Astrology'. Sorry for the confusion, but confusion over this topic has raged for hundreds of year.

Some Famous Aries That Share Your Sign!

March 21, 1946 - Timothy Dalton - Actor

March 21, 1962 - Matthew Broderick - Actor

March 22, 1923 - Marcel Marceau - Mime

March 22, 1930 - Pat Robertson - Religious Figure

March 22, 1934 - Orrin Hatch - Politician

March 23, 1910 - Akira Kurosawa - Director

March 23, 1990 - Princess Eugenie - Royalty

March 24, 1834 - William Morris - Designer

March 25, 1867 - A, Toscanini - Conductor

March 25, 1920 - Howard Cosell - Sports Figure

March 25, 1928 - James Lovell - Astronaut

March 25, 1940 - Anita Bryant - Singer

March 25, 1934 - Gloria Steinem - Publisher

March 25, 1942 - Aretha Franklin - Singer

March 26, 1859 - A. E. Housman - Writer

March 26, 1930 - Sandra Day O'Connor - Supreme Court

March 26, 1931 - Leonard Nimoy - Actor

March 26, 1934 - Alan Arkin - Actor

March 26, 1940 - James Caan - Actor

March 26, 1942 - Erica Jong - Writer

March 26, 1944 - Diana Ross - Singer

March 27, 1947 - Elton John - Musician

March 27, 1942 - Michael York - Actor

March 27, 1970 - Mariah Carey - Singer

March 28, 1914 - Edmund Muskie - Politician

March 28, 1928 - Zbignew Brzezinski - Political Leader

March 28, 1955 - Reba McEntire - Singer

March 29, 1916 - Eugene McCarthy - Politician

March 29, 1937 - Billy Carter - President's brother

March 29, 1943 - Eric Idle - Comedian

March 29, 1954 - Karen A. Quinlan - Celebrity

March 30, 1844 - Paul Verlaine - Writer

March 30, 1853 - Vincent Van Gogh - Artist

March 30, 1937 - Warren Beatty - Actor

March 30, 1945 - Eric Clapton - Singer

March 30, 1962 - Hammer - Singer

March 31, 1934 - Richard Chamberlain - Actor

March 31, 1934 - Shirley Jones - Actor

March 31, 1935 - Herb Alpert - Musician

March 31, 1933 - Christopher Walken - Actor

March 31, 1945 - Gabe Kaplan - Actor

March 31, 1948 - Rea Perlman - Actress

April 1, 1815 - Otto Bismarck - Military

April 1, 1883 - Lon Chaney - Actor

April 1, 1886 - Wallace Beery - Actor

April 1. 1932 - Debby Reynolds - Actress

April 1, 1953 - Ali MacGraw - Actress

April 2, 1805 - Hans C. Anderson - Writer

April 2, 1908 - Buddy Epsen - Actor

April 2, 1914 - Sir A. Guinness - Actor

April 2, 1920 - Jack Webb - Actor

April 2, 1948 - Emmylou Harris - Singer

April 3, 1783 - Washington Irving - Writer

April 3, 1924 - Marlon Brando - Actor

April 3, 1924 - Doris Day - Actress

April 3, 1926 - Gus Grissom - Astronaut

April 3, 1942 - Marsha Mason - Actress

April 3, 1942 - Wayne Newton - Singer

April 3, 1944 - Tony Orlando - Singer

April 4, 1906 - John Cameron Swayze - Newscaster

April 4, 1928 - Maya Angelou - Writer

April 5, 1837 - A. Swinburne Writer

April 5, 1856 - Booker T. Washington - Educator

April 5, 1900 - Spencer Tracy - Actor

April 5, 1916 - Gregory Peck - Actor

April 5, 1920 - Arthur Hailey - Writer

April 5, 1937 - Colin Powell - Military

April 6, 1874 - Harry Houdini - Magician

April 6, 1892 - Lowell Thomas - Newscaster

April 6, 1929 - Andre Previn - Conductor

April 6, 1931 - Ram Dass - Guru

April 6, 1937 - Merle Haggard - Singer

April 6, 1937 - Billy Dee Williams - Actor

April 6, 1944 - Michele Phillips - Singer

April 7, 1928 - James Garner - Actor

April 7, 1938 - Jerry Brown - Politician

April 7, 1939 - Francis Ford Coppola - Director

April 7, 1939 - David Frost - TV Host

April 8, 1939 - Elizabeth C. Prophet - Religious Leader

April 8, 1918 - Betty Ford - First Lady

April 8, 1954 - Dennis Quaid - Actor

April 8, 1963 - Julian Lennon - Beatle Son

April 9, 1821 - C. Baudelaire - Writer

April 9, 1892 - Mary Pickford - Actress

April 9, 1926 - Hugh Hefner - Publisher

April 10, 1932 - Omar Sharif - Actor

April 10, 1938 - Don Meredith - Football Star

April 10, 1952 - Steven Seagal - Actor

April 11, 1923 - Harry Reasoner - Newscaster

April 11, 1928 - Ethel Kennedy - Political Family

April 11, 1939 - Louise Lasser Actresss

April 12, 1930 - Tiny Tim - Entertainer

April 12, 1947 - David Letterman - TV Host

April 12, 1950 - David Cassidy - Singer

April 13, 1743 - Thomas Jefferson - President US

April 13, 1909 - Eudora Welty - Writer

April 13, 1970 - Ricky Schroder - Child Actor

April 14, 1934 - Loretta Lynn - Singer

April 14, 1939 - Claudia Cardinale - Actress

April 14, 1941 - Pete Rose - Sports Figure

April 15, 1843 - Henry James - Writer

April 15, 1933 - Elizabeth Montgomery - Actress

April 15, 1958 - Roy Clark - Singer

April 16, 1889 - Charles Chaplin - Comedian

April 16, 1921 - Peter Ustinov - Actor

April 16, 1924 - Henry Mancini - Composer

April 16, 1935 - Bobby Vinton - Singer

April 17, 1918 - William Holden - Actor

April 17, 1951 - Olivia Hussey - Actress

April 18, 1857 - Clarence Darrow - Attorney

April 18, 1946 - Hayley Mills - Child Actress

April 18, 1947 - James Woods - Actor

April 19, 1933 - Jane Mansfield - Actress

April 19, 1935 - Dudly Moore - Actor

April 19, 1949 - Palma Picasso - Designer

April 20, 1889 - Adolf Hitler - Dictator

April 20, 1941 - Ryan O'Neal - Actor

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