May 22 to June 21
Adaptable and versatile
Communicative and witty
Intellectual and eloquent
Youthful and lively
Nervous and tense
Superficial and inconsistent
Cunning and inquisitive
Gemini, the sign of the Twins, is dual-natured, elusive, complex and contradictory. On the one hand it produces the virtue of versatility, and on the other the vices of two-facedness and flightiness. The sign is linked with Mercury, the planet of childhood and youth, and its subjects tend to have the graces and faults of the young. When they are good, they are very attractive; when they are bad they are more the worse for being the charmers they are. Like children they are lively, and happy, if circumstances are right for them, or egocentric, imaginative and restless. They take up new activities enthusiastically but lack application, constantly needing new interests, flitting from project to project as apparently purposelessly as a butterfly dancing from flower to flower. To them life is a game which must always be full of fresh moves and continuous entertainment, free of labor and routine. Changing horses in the middle of the stream is another quirk in the Gemini personality which makes decision making, and sticking to a decision, particularly hard for them.
they are apt to fight a losing battle in any attempts they make to be moral (in the widest sense of the word). Their good qualities are attractive and come easily to them. They are affectionate, courteous, kind, generous, and thoughtful towards the poor and suffering - provided none of the activities resulting from expressing these traits interferes too greatly with their own lives and comforts. They quickly learn to use their outward attractiveness to gain their own ends, and when striving for these they will use any weapon in their armory - unscrupulous lying, and cunning evasiveness; escaping blame by contriving to put it on other people, wrapped up in all the charm they can turn on. In their better moments they may strive to be honest and straightforward, but self-interest is almost always the victor. If things go against them, they sulk like children. Also like children, they demand attention, admiration, and the spending on them of time, energy and money, throwing tantrums if they don't get what they want. They reflect every change in their surroundings, like chameleons, and can become pessimistic, sullen, peevish and materialistically self-centered if circumstances force them to struggle in any way. If the conditions of life become really adverse, their strength of will may desert them entirely. They can become uncertain of themselves, either withdrawn, or nervously excitable worriers, sullenly discontented, hard and irritable, with "Self" looming ever larger in their struggles. On the other hand their versatility can make them very adaptable, adjusting themselves to control the world around them by means of their inherent ingenuity and cleverness.
sometimes brilliant intelligence and they love cerebral challenges. But their concentration, though intense for a while, does not last. Their mental agility and energy give them a voracious appetite for knowledge from youth onward, though they dislike the labor of learning. They easily grasp almost everything requiring intelligence and mental dexterity, and are often able to marry manual skills to their qualities of mind. Their intellect is strongly analytical and sometimes gives them so great an ability to see both sides of a question that they vacillate and find it hard to make decisions. But their intelligence may very well be used to control and unify the duality of their natures into a most efficient unit. If faced with difficulties, they have little determination to worry at a problem until they find a solution - they will pick the brains of others. In their intellectual pursuits, as in other departments of their lives, they risk becoming dilettantes, losing themselves in too many projects which they follow until they become difficult.
not intentionally so but because of the basic inconsistency of their emotional nature, which has an amoral aspect to it. Their is a side to Geminis which can become deeply involved emotionally, and another, hostile to sentimentality, which stands back from a romantic situation, laughing at it and the protagonists in it, including themselves while analyzing it intellectually. Gemini subjects take nothing seriously. So, in love, in spite of their temporary depth of feeling, for the intensity of involvement lasts only while it is new, they are superficial, light-hearted, cool, flirtatious and unimaginative in the understanding of the pain they may give others. They like intrigue, the excitement of the chase, but once they have caught the prey, they lose interest and look around for the next creature to pursue. In less serious situations they make witty, entertaining companions, good acquaintances rather than friends. Even at their worst they are never dull - there is usually playfulness below the surface, and they can be brilliant conversationalists - but they can also be quarrelsome, prattlers, boasters, liars and cheats.
though their general characteristics tend to make them unreliable. They are often skilled manipulators of language, in speech and writing, and may be: debaters, diplomats (though in politics they are more interested in theory than practice), orators, preachers (brilliant rather than profound), teachers, authors, poets, journalists, or lawyers. In business any work which combines quick-wittiness with a change of surroundings suits them; working as a traveling salesperson, brokerage work, or dealing with the public in any capacity is right up their alley. Because they are dispassionate, logical, rational and analytical they make good scientists, especially in the fields of medicine and astronomy. They can also make excellent members of the Armed Forces, for they take danger no more seriously than anything else and can earn themselves a reputation for devotion to duty and heroic acts. In the arts they may excel in music, painting and sculpture. They make good psychic researchers of a skeptical kind. Negatively they can degenerate into confidence tricksters, thieves and even adepts in the black arts.
and its subjects need to beware of diseases and accidents associated with the upper part of the body, as well as nervous and pulmonary disorders such as catarrh and bronchitis. Their mercurial nature may also affect a constitution which is not strong if it is put under strain.
You are prone to taking unnecessary risks and wind up harming yourself or others in the process. Sometimes pursuing pleasure too vigorously could also qualify as risk taking.
PROBLEMS THAT MAY ARISE FOR YOU, AND THEIR SOLUTIONS
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 a Gemini 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: Being superficial could be a big problem for you in your overall relationships with others and also in getting ahead on many jobs where you must endeavor to dig deep and learn something thoroughly. This is the worst Gemini trait of all.
SOLUTION: To make a conscious effort to control this trait is the best approach to take to this problem. If you make a commitment to something or someone you should mentally force yourself to keep that commitment where possible. This will be hard but it can, and has been, accomplished by many under this sign.
PROBLEM: Not one who cares for peace and quiet, you create your own problems with loved ones by picking arguments or tale carrying from one to the other then stand back and enjoy the show.
SOLUTION: While this may relieve your boredom, it is something that you should not let happen as it could easily go out of control and cost you the love and companionship that you desire. When you feel like doing this it would be better to take a long walk and let the feelings pass.
PROBLEM: Boredom is one of your biggest problems and you could easily fall into mischief if you do not find ways to alleviate it.
SOLUTION: You have a great many creative talents and if you put these to work for you in some sort of hobby or project you will find you do not have time to be bored, also, other physical activities should be considered: workouts at the gym, racquetball, hiking, etc..
PROBLEM: You could have health problems brought on by overindulgence of food, drink, or the night life which only gets worse as you age.
SOLUTION: Tame your urges and save the party times for weekends only and then try not to overdo it. By keeping everything down to a mild roar you may not have to fight off diseases such as obesity or cirrhosis of the liver.
PROBLEM: You may have the problem of not being able to keep a spouse or a lover due to your pursuit of the opposite sex.
SOLUTION: Cultivate the habit of not flirting with every attractive person you see and make up your mind to be a true and loving spouse, or don't commit until you are really ready to do this.
Your ruling planet is Mercury
Mean distance from the Sun (AU) 0.387
Sidereal period of orbit (years) 0.24
Equatorial radius (km) 2,439
Polar radius (km) 2,439
Body rotation period (hours) 1,408
Tilt of equator to orbit (degrees) 0
Number of observed satellites 0
Some more interesting facts about your sign:
Your starstone is the moss agate. It has been shown to be beneficial to the health of Geminis who are suffering from circulatory problems and has been shown as an aid to getting your intuitive feelings tuned to a higher pitch. It is also an aid to relieving depression. There is another gemstone which is used for Gemini and that is the emerald, but the moss agate vibrates to the levels of your ruling planet, Mercury, and therefore is much more beneficial for you.
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 vibrates 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 years.
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May 22, 1859 - Sir Author Conan Doyle - Writer
May 22, 1896 - Cyril Fagin - Astrologer
May 22, 1907 - Sir Lawrence Oliver - Actor
May 22, 1928 - Marcia Moore - Astrologer
May 23, 1733 - Franz Mesmer - Hypnotist
May 23, 1928 - Rosemary Clooney - Singer
May 23, 1933 - Joan Collins - Actress
May 23, 1940 - Rennie Davis - Activist
May 23, 1945 - Lauren Chapin - Child Actress
May 24, 1819 - Queen Victoria - Br. Royality
May 24, 1864 - George W. Carver - Botanist
May 24, 1941 - Bob Dylan - Singer
May 24, 1944 - Patti Labelle - Singer
May 24, 1955 - Roseanne Cash - Singer
May 25, 1567 - Claudio Monteverdi - Composer
May 25, 1803 - Ralph Waldo Emerson - Writer
May 25, 1899 - Gene Tunney - Pugilist
May 25, 1898 - Bennet Cerf - Writer
May 26, 1867 - Queen Mary - England Royalty
May 26, 1920 - Peggie Lee - Singer
May 26, 1948 - Stevie Nicks - Singer
May 26, 1923 - James Arness - Actor
May 27, 1878 - Isadora Duncan - Dancer
May 27, 1907 - Rachel Carson - Scientist/Activist
May 27, 1911 - Hubert Humphrey - Politician
May 27, 1911 - Vincent Price - Actor
May 27, 1922 - Christopher Lee - Actor
May 27, 1923 - Henry Kissinger - Statesman
May 27, 1937 - Louis Gossett, Jr - Actor
May 28, 1908 - Ian Flemming - Writer
May 28, 1934 - The Dionne quintuplets - Famous Children
May 28, 1944 - Gladys Knight - Singer
May 28, 1947 - Sondra Locke - Actress
May 29, 1903 - Bobe Hope - Comdian
May 29, 1917 - John F. Kennedy - American President
May 29, 1958 - Annette Benning - Actress
May 30, 1474 - Albrecht Durer - Artist
May 30, 1908 - Mel Blanc - Cartoon Voices
May 30, 1964 - Wynona Judd - Singer
May 31, 1898 - Norman Vincent Peale - Clergyman
May 31, 1923 - Prince Rainier III - Royalty
May 31, 1930 - Clint Eastwood - Actor
May 31, 1943 - Joe Namath - Sports Figure
May 31, 1950 - Gregory Harrison - Actor
June 1, 1801 - Brigham Young - Religious Leader
June 1, 1926 - Andy Griffith - Actor
June 1, 1926 - Marilyn Monroe - Actress
June 1, 1934 - Pat Boone - Singer
June 2, 1743 - Ales. di Cagliostro - Rogue
June 2, 1890 - Hedda Hopper - Celebrity Columnist
June 2, 1904 - Johnny Weissmuller - Actor
June 2, 1937 - Sally Kellerman - Actress
June 2, 1941 - Stacy Keach - Actor
June 2, 1948 - Jerry Mathers - Child Actor
June 3, 1865 - George V - England Royalty
June 3, 1925 - Tony Curtis - Actor
June 3, 1926 - Allen Ginsberg - Poet
June 3, 1906 - Josephine Baker - Entertainer
June 4, 1910 - Rosalind Russell - Actress
June 4, 1924 - Dennis Weaver - Actor
June 4, 1936 - Bruce Dern - Actor
June 5, 1934 - Bill Moyers - Journalist
June 5, 1956 - Kenny G. - Musician
June 6, 1755 - Nathan Hale - Patriot
June 6, 1875 - Thomas Mann - Writer
June 6, 1955 - Sandra Bernhard - Comedienne
June 6, 1907 - Jessica Tandy - Actress
June 7, 1848 - Paul Gauguin - Artist
June 7, 1940 - Tom Jones - Singer
June 7, 1952 - Liam Neeson - Actor
June 7, 1958 - Prince - Musician
June 8, 1810 - Robert Shumann - Composer
June 8, 1902 - Grant Lewi - Astrologer
June 8, 1925 - Barbara Bush - First Lady
June 8, 1933 - Joan Rivers - Comdienne
June 8, 1940 - Nancy Sinatra - Singer
June 8, 1944 - Boz Scaggs - Musician
June 9, 1910 - Robert Cummings - Actor
June 9, 1893 - Cole Porter - Song Writer
June 9, 1963 - Johnny Depp - Actor
June 10, 1895 - I. Velikovsky - Writer
June 10, 1922 - Judy Garland - Actress/Singer
June 10, 1928 - Maurice Sendak - Children's Author
June 10, 1933 - F. Lee Bailey - Attorney
June 11, 1910 - Jacques-Yves Costeau - Ocean Explorer
June 11, 1934 - Gene Wilder - Actor
June 11, 1956 - Joe Montana - Sports Figure
June 12, 1897 - Anthony Eden - Statesmen
June 12, 1929 - Anne Frank - Writer
June 12, 1924 - George Bush American President
June 12, 1932 - Jim Nabors - Actor
June 13, 1865 - William Butler Yeats - Writer
June 13, 1892 - Basil Rathbone - Actor
June 13, 1926 - Paul Lynde - Actor
June 13, 1951 - Richard Thomas - Actor
June 13, 1962 - Ally Sheedy - Actress
June 14, 1811 - Hariette B. Stowe - Writer
June 14, 1906 - Margaret Bourke-White - Photographer
June 14, 1946 - Donald Trump - Entrepreneur
June 14, 1961 - Boy George - Musician
June 14, 1969 - Steffi Graf - Athlete
June 15, 1922 - Morris Udall - Politician
June 15, 1932 - Mario Cuomo - Politician
June 15, 1954 - Jim Belushi - Actor
June 16, 1938 - Joyce Carol Oates - Writer
June 17, 1832 - Sir William Crooks - Scientist
June 17, 1878 - M.C. Esher - Artist
June 17, 1882 - Igor Stravinsky - Composer
June 17, 1917 - Dean Martin - Singer
June 17, 1946 - Barry Manilow - Singer
June 17, 1904 - Ralph Belemy - Actor
June 18, 1910 - E. G. Marshall - Actor
June 18, 1918 - Sylvia Porter - Economist
June 18, 1942 - Paul McCartney - Singer
June 18, 1952 - Isalla Rosselini - Actress
June 19, 1856 - Elbert Hubbard - Writer
June 19, 1896 - Wallis Simpson - Royalty
June 19, 1902 - Guy Lombardo - Band Leader
June 19, 1936 - Gina Rowlands - Actress
June 19, 1947 - Salman Rushdie - Writer
June 19, 1954 - Kathleen Turner - Actor
June 19, 1963 - Paula Abdul - Singer
June 20, 1909 - Errol Flynn - Actor
June 20, 1924 - Chet Atkins - Musician
June 20, 1924 - Audie Murphy - Actor
June 20, 1949 - Lionel Richie - Singer
June 20, 1972 - Nichole Kidman - Actress
June 21, 1921 - Jane Russell - Actress
June 21, 1925 - Maureen Stapleton - Actress
June 21, 1927 - Carl B. Stokes - Politician
June 21, 1940 - Mariette Hartley - Actress
June 21, 1947 - Meredith Baxter Birney - Actress
June 21, 1982 - Prince William - Royalty
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